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Chronic solvent/inhalant abuse

Stewart C. Clark

Chronic solvent/inhalant abuse

medical considerations in recovery : a guide to client management and care for professionals

by Stewart C. Clark

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Published by Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission, Information and Program Development Services in [Calgary, Alta.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solvent abuse.,
  • Solvents -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Solvent abuse -- Treatment.,
  • Paint sniffing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (32-37).

    StatementStew Clark.
    ContributionsAlberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. Information and Program Development Services.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC568.S64 C56 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL533173M
    ISBN 100773208615
    LC Control Number96110257
    OCLC/WorldCa32128274


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Inhalant abuse, which is also known as volatile substance abuse, solvent abuse, sniffing, huffing and bagging, is the deliberate inhalation of a volatile substance to achieve an altered mental state.

It often affects younger children, compared with other forms of substance abuse, and. Karen I. Bolla, Jean Lud Cadet, in Textbook of Clinical Neurology (Third Edition), N‐Hexane and Methyl‐N‐butyl Ketone.

N ‐Hexane is a component of a number of glues. Therefore, exposure is likely to come from inhalant acute exposure, N‐hexane causes euphoric effects. Pronounced peripheral polyneuropathy may occur after chronic intoxication.

Young people who become chronic, heavy inhalant abusers are also more likely to be those who are isolated from their families and community. The article "Epidemiology of Inhalant Abuse: An International Perspective" notes that "[t]he most serious form of obsession with inhalant use probably occurs in countries other than the United States where Specialty: Toxicology.

People who abuse inhalants can suffer heart failure due to tissue death or overstimulation of the muscle, or they can suffocate because inhalants are absorbed in the lungs faster than oxygen and end up displacing oxygen. Sudden heart failure due to inhalant abuse is known as sudden sniffing death syndrome, and it can occur with first-time use.

In most cases, inhalant abuse extends over no more than ___ in an abuser's life. years Long-term effects of inhalant abuse are not well-understood, largely because. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) designates the term inhalant to signify substances that are used to achieve psychoactive effects by inhaling them, but this is not their primary use.

This includes substances like solvents, aerosols, gases, and many other household products that can be purchased relatively s regarding the use of inhalants indicate that. Start studying Chapter Glues, Solvents, and Other Inhalants.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Alcohol abuse encompasses a spectrum of unhealthy alcohol drinking behaviors, ranging from binge drinking to alcohol dependence, in extreme cases resulting in health problems for individuals and large scale social problems such as alcohol-related crimes.

Alcohol abuse was a psychiatric diagnosis in the DSM-IV, and has been merged with alcohol dependence into alcohol use disorder in the DSMSpecialty: Psychiatry. The chronic use of inhalants has been associated with a number of serious health problems.

Sniffing glue and paint thinner causes kidney problems. Sniffing toluene and other solvents causes liver damage. Inhalant abuse has also resulted in memory impairment and diminished intelligence.

Abuse of inhalants: a review Abuse of inhalants: a review DINWIDDIE, STEPHEN H. Inhalants, a chemically heterogeneous group of psychoactive substances found in adhesives, lighter fluids, spray paints, cleaning fluids and typewriter correction fluid, may be used by up to 10% of young people.

This article reviews the health effects, epidemiology, risk of other substance use. Chronic inhalant abuse can damage respiratory, cardiac, renal, hepatic, and neurologic systems. This study aims to determine the physiologic effects of inhaling solvents on the respiratory functions.

Hoffman FG (). Generalized depressants of the central nervous system. Volatile solvent and aerosol inhalation (“glue sniffing”). In A Handbook on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2d Ed., pp.

–New York: Oxford University : Norman S. Miller. A soda bottle after being filled with blue paint for the means of solvent abuse. Inhalants are chemicals in the forms of gas aerosols, or solvents, which are inhaled as a vapor. Inhalant drugs are used for both medical purposes (e.g., nitrous oxide and salbutamol) and as recreational drugs for their intoxicating effect; this article focuses on the use of inhalants to create psychoactive effects.

Chronic abuse of toluene-containing products and of chlorinated solvents such as 1,1,1-trichloroethane, for example, can produce severe organ damage, especially in the liver, kidneys, and brain. In fact, its abuse preceded the announcement of a legitimate medical use as an anesthetic 20 years later by Priestly and Davy (Nagle, ).

The misuse of nitrous oxide and the other early anesthetic agents, chloroform and ether (“ether frolics”), was fashionable in the 19th : Eric B. Evans. The prevailing chronic conflict has led to more experiences of traumatic life events, including death, destruction, and unemployment, pushing vulnerable individuals into the trap of negative coping with the use of illicit substances.

The other disturbing new trend that is seen in this study is the cases of solvent/inhalant abuse/dependence Cited by: 5. Solvent inhalant is a term applied to a diverse group of volatile, psychoactive substances found in a number of common commercial products.

Solvent inhalant abuse refers to the intentional inhalation of vapors from these products to achieve intoxication. Abusers self-administer inhalants to maintain a preferred level of : Alaaeldin A Elkoussi. How the Body Processes Alcohol.

The speed at which your body processes alcohol and the amount of alcohol you consume determine how long alcohol is in your system.

Alcohol is processed, or metabolized, in the body more quickly than most substances, and a very high percentage of the amount consumed is actually metabolized. Book Conference article The psychiatrist and solvent-inhalant abuse: Recognition, assessment, and treatment Westermeyer, Therapy of chronic myelogenous leukemia with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation McGlave, P., Arthur, D., Haake.

Inhalant abuse is a serious addictive disease that requires support from medical professionals. Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is a leading rehab and recovery center for women and adolescent girls suffering with inhalants abuse as well as other addictions, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, and co-occurring disorders.

Areas of expertise include all areas of pharmacology with emphasis on neuropharmacology, psychoactive drugs, intoxication, drug-drug interactions, substance abuse and drug effects on behavior. Research interests include pain, addiction and opiate drug effects including adverse effects and.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. [25] In some countries, chronic, heavy inhalant use is concentrated in marginalized, impoverished communities.

[26] [27] Young people who become chronic, heavy inhalant abusers are also more likely to be those who are isolated from their families and community. The article "Epidemiology of Inhalant Abuse: An International Perspective" notes. Drop-In Center: Events & Training. Conference - Strengthening Youth and Families.

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Physical dependence can develop from low-dose therapeutic use of certain medications such as benzodiazepines, opioids, antiepileptics and antidepressants, as well as the recreational misuse of drugs such as alcohol. Solvent and Inhalant Problems Solvents and inhalants Solvents are substances produced from organic chemicals.

They have a large number of household, commercial and industrial uses as, for example, fuels, cleaning fluids, toiletries, glues, fillers, paint and thinners. It prevents chronic inflammatory processes from occurring, thus reducing the effects of the late phase response; it does not provide immediate relief of an acute attack, but can provide chronic relief of the early phase response; it does not cause bronchodilation – anti-inflammatory drugs are used in the management of status asthmaticus/5(1).

The persistent rate of abuse of inhaled organic solvents, especially among women of child-bearing age, raises the risk for teratogenic effects of maternal toluene abuse. In this study, timed-pregnant Sprague Dawley rats were exposed from Gestation Day (GD) 8 to GD20 to 12, or parts per million (ppm) toluene, or 0.

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