Methamphetamine abuse

@article{Winslow2007MethamphetamineA,
  title={Methamphetamine abuse},
  author={B. Winslow and K. Voorhees and Katherine A Pehl},
  journal={Reactions Weekly},
  year={2007},
  volume={326},
  pages={8}
}
Methamphetamine is a stimulant commonly abused in many parts of the United States. Most methamphetamine users are white men 18 to 25 years of age, but the highest usage rates have been found in native Hawaiians, persons of more than one race, Native Americans, and men who have sex with men. Methamphetamine use produces a rapid, pleasurable rush followed by euphoria, heightened attention, and increased energy. Possible adverse effects include myocardial infarction, stroke, seizures… Expand

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Interventional Clinical Trial
Up to date, no approved medications are available for the treatment of methamphetamine addiction. Recently, N-acetylcysteine is recently being studied for methamphetamine… Expand
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The clinical effects and treatment of persons who use cocaine, methamphetamines, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), synthetic cannabinoids, and synthetic cathinones are reviewed. Expand
The methamphetamine problem in the United States.
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The historical underpinnings of the MA problem, epidemiological trends in MA use, key subgroups at risk for MA problems, the health and social factors associated withMA use, and interventions available for addressing theMA problem are described. Expand
Methamphetamine dependence in Malaysia: psychiatric co-morbidity and suicidality, methamphetamine induced psychosis, genetic polymorphisms and efficacy of aripiprazole in the treatment of methamphetamine dependence / Ahmad Hatim Sulaiman
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Methamphetamine-Associated Congestive Heart Failure: Increasing Prevalence and Relationship of Clinical Outcomes to Continued Use or Abstinence
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There was a significant increase in the prevalence of MAC during the study period for all CHF patients admitted in the hospital system, while cessation of methamphetamine is associated with improvement in functional status. Expand
Prevalence and factors associated with methamphetamine use among adult substance abusers.
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Demographic, behavioral and psychosocial correlates of methamphetamine use identified in this research may be helpful for the development of preventive interventions. Expand
mGluR5 Antagonism Attenuates Methamphetamine Reinforcement and Prevents Reinstatement of Methamphetamine-Seeking Behavior in Rats
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Results indicate that mGLUR5 receptors mediate methamphetamine reinforcement and methamphetamine-seeking behavior, and that pharmacological inhibitors of mGluR5 receptor function may represent a novel class of potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of methamphetamine addiction. Expand
Comparison of Characteristics of Methamphetamine Versus Opiate Users in Tehran, Iran
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The findings of the study showed that, compared with the opiate users, methamphetamine users are younger, more likely to be single, and less likely to have received treatment. Expand
Role of sensation seeking in sensitivity to d-amphetamine reinforcement
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Sexual Behavior and Age Differences in Methamphetamine Dependent and Non-Dependent Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
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Critical Summary of the MA Problem in the U .
Significant public health problems associated with methamphetamine (MA) production and use in the United States have emerged over the past 25 years. Although the popular press (Newsweek, Aug 8,Expand
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