Chronic Phencyclidine Abuse and Physical Assault

@article{Am1982ChronicPA,
  title={Chronic Phencyclidine Abuse and Physical Assault},
  author={Khajawall Am and Erickson Tb and Simpson Gm},
  journal={American Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1982},
  volume={139},
  pages={1604-1606}
}
When the authors investigated aggressive behavior on a phencyclidine (PCP) detoxification and rehabilitation unit and compared similar types of behavior on a heroin unit, they found no differences between the two units. The urinary PCP levels of a subgroup of 75 patients admitted to the PCP unit who had PCP-positive urine were significantly higher than those of 75 patients admitted to an acute psychiatric ward because of violent behavior who also had PCP-positive urine. The authors discuss the… 
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