Recent Trends in the Use of “Club Drugs”: An Australian Review

  title={Recent Trends in the Use of “Club Drugs”: An Australian Review},
  author={Louisa Degenhardt and Jan Copeland and Paul Dillon},
  journal={Substance Use \& Misuse},
  pages={1241 - 1256}
The use of “club drugs” such as MDMA, ketamine, and GHB appears to have increased in Western countries over the last 20 years, and Australia is no exception to that trend. While levels of use appear to be relatively low in the general population, among users of these drugs a number of adverse health and psychological problems, including dependence, have been reported. MDMA or ecstasy is the third most commonly used illicit drug in Australia, and relatively more information is available on its… 

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