Profile of solvent abusers (glue sniffers) in East Malaysia.

  title={Profile of solvent abusers (glue sniffers) in East Malaysia.},
  author={Md Yunus Zabedah and Mohd Fairul Sharin Abdul Razak and I Zakiah and A B Zuraidah},
  journal={The Malaysian journal of pathology},
  volume={23 2},
Solvent abuse is deliberate sniffing of an organic solvent for the intention of altering the physiological state of the individual. It is also commonly known as glue sniffing because glue is the most commonly abused substance. This form of substance abuse is widespread throughout the world and usually popular among secondary school children and young adults because of its easy availability and it is cheaper compared with most drugs of abuse. In Malaysia this problem has been recognized… CONTINUE READING