Stimulant abuse: pharmacology, cocaine, methamphetamine, treatment, attempts at pharmacotherapy.

@article{Ciccarone2011StimulantAP,
  title={Stimulant abuse: pharmacology, cocaine, methamphetamine, treatment, attempts at pharmacotherapy.},
  author={Daniel Ciccarone},
  journal={Primary care},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          41-58
        }
}
The high prevalence of stimulant abuse and its harmful consequences make the screening, diagnosis, and referral for treatment of persons with stimulant abuse a top concern for primary care providers. Having a working knowledge of use patterns, clinical symptomatology, end-organ effects, and advances in treatment of stimulant abuse is essential. Although cocaine and amphetamine have different use patterns, duration of action, and so forth, the consequences of use are remarkably similar. Primary… CONTINUE READING
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