Review: The involvement of gamma-hydroxybutyrate in reported sexual assaults: a systematic review

@article{Nmeth2010ReviewTI,
  title={Review: The involvement of gamma-hydroxybutyrate in reported sexual assaults: a systematic review},
  author={Z. N{\'e}meth and B. Kun and Z. Demetrovics},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={1281 - 1287}
}
  • Z. Németh, B. Kun, Z. Demetrovics
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Over the past few years gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) has generated widespread media interest as a possible ‘date rape drug'. Our goal was to examine the extent to which GHB is associated with drug-facilitated sexual assaults. Literature was searched systematically and 11 studies, published between 1961 and June 30, 2009, were identified dealing specifically with the role of GHB in sexual assaults. GHB was detected in 0.2—4.4% of reported sexual assaults. The results demonstrate that a wide range… CONTINUE READING
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