Review of toluene action: clinical evidence, animal studies and molecular targets.

  title={Review of toluene action: clinical evidence, animal studies and molecular targets.},
  author={Silvia Lorenia Cruz and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Rivera-Garc{\'i}a and John J Woodward},
  journal={Journal of drug and alcohol research},
It has long been known that individuals will engage in voluntary inhalation of volatile solvents for their rewarding effects. However, research into the neurobiology of these agents has lagged behind that of more commonly used drugs of abuse such as psychostimulants, alcohol and nicotine. This imbalance has begun to shift in recent years as the serious effects of abused inhalants, especially among children and adolescents, on brain function and behavior have become appreciated and… CONTINUE READING


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