Psychiatric and neurological effects of chronic solvent abuse.


This study is a review of the psychiatric and neurological effects of solvent inhalation on a group of 22 patients with chronic histories of solvent abuse, primarily toluene-based solvents. The findings suggest that the chronic inhalation of toluene-based adhesives can produce a paranoid psychosis which may persist. Other findings were a high incidence of… (More)


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@article{Byrne1991PsychiatricAN, title={Psychiatric and neurological effects of chronic solvent abuse.}, author={Andrew P. Byrne and B Kirby and Terry Zibin and Stephanie Ensminger}, journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie}, year={1991}, volume={36 10}, pages={735-8} }