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    Drug Abuse - Unusual Presentations Professional

    Drug Abuse - Unusual Presentations, Myocardial infarction - may be associated with: Cocaine [ 6 ] Cannabis abuse [ 3 ] MDMA [ 9 ] Stroke or transient ischaemic attack (...

    Gamma-hydroxybutyrate and Gamma-butyrolactone Abuse Professional

    Gamma-hydroxybutyrate and Gamma-butyrolactone Abuse, However, its precursors, gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) and 1,4-butanediol (1,4BD), which are metabolised to GHB in vivo and pose similar risks...

    Amfetamine Abuse and Intoxication Professional

    Amfetamine Abuse and Intoxication, An Australian study showed that amfetamine use before the age of 17 was associated with increased risk of a range of other substance abuse, worse p...

    Cannabis Use and Abuse Professional

    Cannabis Use and Abuse, History of substance abuse including alcohol abuse - Sativex® has addictive potential and should be avoided.

    Dual Diagnosis (Drug Abuse with Other Psychiatric Conditions) Professional

    Dual Diagnosis (Drug Abuse with Other Psychiatric Conditions), When differentiating between a primary psychotic and a substance-induced disorder, consider: Did psychosis preced...

    Opioid Abuse and Dependence Professional

    Opioid Abuse and Dependence, Remember that if someone reports opioid abuse, they may also be abusing other drugs. What is opioid dependence? Characteristic features include dru...

    Drug Misuse and Dependence Professional

    Unsurprisingly, they focus on the pharmacotherapy of substance abuse. They deal in some detail not only with opioid abuse but also with benzodiazepines, tobacco, alcohol, ecstasy and...

    Cocaine Addiction and Abuse Professional

    Cocaine Addiction and Abuse, The person discloses abuse and requests help. Abuse is not disclosed but the presentation is one of a cocaine-related medical problem such as...

    Crystal Methamfetamine Drug Abuse Professional

    Crystal Methamfetamine Drug Abuse, See also separate article Amfetamine Abuse and Intoxication . It is most commonly smoked in its crystal form ('ice') in a pipe or in al...

    Dealing with Poisoning Conditions

    Drug poisoning Poisons are substances that can cause temporary or permanent damage if too much is absorbed by the body. Poisons can be swallowed, inhaled, injected or absorbed through the ...

    Recreational Drugs Conditions

    Volatile substances - gases, glues and aerosols What substances are abused? Aerosols (such as deodorants, air freshener, hairspray), nail polish or nail polish remover, glue,...

    Drugs and Sport Professional

    The idea behind their abuse in sport is that they promote muscle growth and protein synthesis. However, abuse also has side-effects such as cardiomyopathy, atherosclerosis, hypercoag...

    Safeguarding Children - How to Recognise Abuse or a Child at Risk Professional

    Safeguarding Children - How to Recognise Abuse or a Child at Risk, Categories of abuse Four categories of child abuse are generally recognised - a child may suffer more t...

    Somatisation and Somatoform Disorders Conditions

    However, they cannot be fully explained by depression, substance abuse, or other recognised mental health disorders. There has recently been a renaming of these mental health disorders and th...

    Psychosis - Diagnosis and Management Professional

    Management [ 8 ] It is very important to recognise and manage a first episode of psychosis correctly, as delay in diagnosis may adversely affect ultimate prognosis. [ 13 ] If there is an external...

    Domestic Violence Conditions

    Post-traumatic stress disorder. Substance abuse Poor health generally (women suffering domestic abuse often go to their GPs with vague symptoms for which there is no obvious c...

    Summary How can I get help? What is domestic violence? Questions to ask yourself Effects of domestic violence How can I help someone else?

    Domestic Violence Professional

    This may include representatives from the police, probation service, victim support services, schools, social care, healthcare, women's aid/refuge, housing department, and substance abuse...

    Poverty and Mental Health Professional

    For example, the incidence of non-affective psychoses varies widely across South East London and this is is not adequately explained by looking at individual-level risks. [ 32 ] The cause of these nei...

    Personality Disorders and Psychopathy Professional

    Those especially with emotionally unstable personality disorders may show signs of intentional self-harm or stigmata of substance abuse. There may be scars from self-inflicted wounds. ...

    Hypnagogic Hallucinations Professional

    The study also reported that over half the individuals who experienced hypnagogic or hypnopompic hallucinations had no evidence of physical disorder, substance-abuse disorder, sleep disorder,...

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