A meta-analysis of the relationship between abstinence and neuropsychological functioning in methamphetamine use disorder - Basterfield C, Hester R, Bowden SC.
BACKGROUND: The potential influence of methamphetamine use on neuropsychological functioning is unclear. The aim of this this meta-analysis was to investigate the relationship between abstinence and neuropsychological functioning in people with methampheta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of emergency department presentations with methamphetamine intoxication or dependence: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Sibanda NC, Kornhaber R, Hunt GE, Morley K, Cleary M.
BACKGROUND: Methamphetamine intoxication presentations to emergency departments (EDs) including trauma centres, general EDs and psychiatric emergency services have risen world-wide. OBJECTIVES: A review of the clinical characteristics of patients p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Orthopaedic injury profiles in methamphetamine users: a retrospective observational study - Trasolini N, Kang H, Carney J, Rounds A, Murrietta A, Marecek GS.
INTRODUCTION: We sought to characterize the prevalence of methamphetamine (MA) abuse and associated orthopaedic injury patterns at our level 1 trauma center. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of all orthopaedic consults for the year 2016... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Psychostimulants Tied to 1 in 5 Fatal Strokes in Young Adults Psychostimulants Tied to 1 in 5 Fatal Strokes in Young Adults
Psychostimulants like methamphetamine, cocaine, and MDMA have been tied to a significantly increased risk of fatal stroke in young adults, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Psychostimulants play a major role in fatal strokes among young adults
(Wiley) An estimated 76 million people use psychostimulants, which include illicit drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, as well as prescription stimulants. A new Journal of Forensic Sciences study from Australia is the first to present national data of psychostimulant use in young adults who experienced a fatal stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol interaction with cocaine, methamphetamine, opioids, nicotine, cannabis, and γ-hydroxybutyric acid - Singh AK.
Millions of people around the world drink alcoholic beverages to cope with the stress of modern lifestyle. Although moderate alcohol drinking may have some relaxing and euphoric effects, uncontrolled drinking exacerbates the problems associated with alcoho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Risk factors and an early prediction model for persistent methamphetamine-related psychiatric symptoms - Zhang Y, Sun Y, Yu Z, Sun Y, Chang X, Lu L, Chang S, Shi J.
Methamphetamine (MA)-related psychiatric symptoms (MAP) are serious comorbidities of MA use and result in many social problems such as violence and suicide. We investigated the sociodemographic and genetic risk factors for persistent MAP of MA users (MUs) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania's early warning areas
Pennsylvania appears to be reflecting national trends in drug abuse, as methamphetamine and cocaine rises while prescription drug and heroin deaths level off in some areas (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

More Babies Are Being Born With Syphilis. Blame Meth and Opioids.
Details the connection between drug use, the opioid epidemic, and the significant rise in syphilis and syphilis among newborns, or congenital syphilis. Some of the communities hit hardest by the opioid epidemic and a related methamphetamine spike are also the location of some of the steepest increases in syphilis. Congenital syphilis can cause deformities, severe anemia, an enlarged liver and spleen, jaundice or brain and nerve problems like blindness or deafness, and up to 40% may be stillborn or die as a newborn. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 26, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Using a fotonovela to battle crystal meth in South Africa - Davis B, Jansen C.
This study evaluated the effects of a health-related fotonovela about crystal meth (S-methamphetamine hydrochloride) among "Colored" people (an ethnic label for people of mixed race) in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Crystal meth use is most co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Increased methamphetamine, injection drug, and heroin use among women and heterosexual men with primary and secondary syphilis - United States, 2013-2017 - Kidd SE, Grey JA, Torrone EA, Weinstock HS.
During 2013-2017, the national annual rate of reported primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases in the United States increased 72.7%, from 5.5 to 9.5 cases per 100,000 population (1). The highest rates of P&S syphilis are seen among gay, bisexual, and ot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The effect of matrix model on depression, anxiety, and quality of life in methamphetamine users and their caregivers - Masaeli N, Zarkob H, Kheirabadi G, Soleimani N, Amini M.
Subjects:  Addiction is a mental disorder that affects all aspects of life, individual health, family, and society. Methamphetamine is the second widely used illegal drug in the world, and Iran has the fifth highest prevalence of methamphetamine abuse. Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Trump Said China Doesn ’t Have a Drug Problem. The Data Tells A Different Story
President Donald Trump on Friday said that China does not have a drug problem, and suggested that the U.S. should emulate its harsh drug-regulation tactics — but data from China tells a different story. Trump spoke in the White House Rose Garden Friday to announce that he would declare a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall without Congressional approval. During the address, Trump also spoke about the ongoing substance abuse epidemic in the U.S., and referred to conversations he had with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who Trump said told him that China did not have a drug problem because it could use th...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized China Fentanyl healthytime onetime Source Type: news

CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users
FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- A substantial proportion of heterosexual syphilis transmission seems to be occurring among those who use drugs, especially methamphetamine, according to research published in the Feb. 15 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Contributing To Significant Increase In Cases Of Syphilis, Study Finds
New research from the CDC reveals that a recent spike in syphilis cases among persons living in the U.S. may be the result of methamphetamine and injection drug use. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Driving Big Spike in Syphilis Cases
THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 -- A startling increase in syphilis cases among Americans may be linked to addiction to methamphetamine and other drugs, federal health officials said Thursday. Between 2013 and 2017, the rate of syphilis infection among... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New study examines the way estrogen affects methamphetamine addiction
(Medical University of South Carolina) MUSC researchers look at how methamphetamine affects female rats in a new study published January 10 eNeuro. Findings show that the drug induces different signaling changes in the brains of male rats versus their female counterparts, which may suggest there are sex-related mechanisms behind methamphetamine addiction. Delving further into these brain changes could offer insight into sex-specific treatment strategies that could offer better outcomes for people struggling with addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amphetamine-type stimulants analysis in oral fluid based on molecularly imprinting extraction - Sorribes-Soriano A, Esteve-Turrillas FA, Armenta S, Amor ós P, Herrero-Martínez JM.
A methamphetamine-based molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) has been prepared by bulk polymerization to recognize new psychoactive substances (NPS) of the amphetamine, cathinones and 2C families in oral fluid samples, being the first precedent of a synthet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The role of sleep dysfunction in the relationship between trauma, neglect and depression in methamphetamine using men - Jones DL, Rodriguez VJ, De La Rosa A, Dietch J, Kumar M.
This study explored the potential for sleep dysfunction to influence the relationship between CT and depression in methamp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

American slaughterhouses and the need for speed: an examination of the meatpacking-methamphetamine hypothesis - Hendrix JA, Dollar CB.
In Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser argues that slaughterhouse workers use methamphetamines to manage the harsh physical and emotional demands of the meatpacking industry. Similar ideas have been raised elsewhere; however, empirical tests of this hypothesi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Neurocognitive decision-making processes of casual methamphetamine users - Droutman V, Xue F, Barkley-Levenson E, Lam HY, Bechara A, Smith B, Lu ZL, Xue G, Miller LC, Read SJ.
Neuroadaptations caused by chronic methamphetamine (MA) use are likely major contributors to high relapse rate following treatment. Thus, focusing intervention efforts at pre-empting addiction in vulnerable populations, thereby preventing MA-use-induced ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine presentations to an emergency department: management and complications - Isoardi KZ, Ayles SF, Harris K, Finch CJ, Page CB.
OBJECTIVE: There is little recent published data characterising methamphetamine intoxication. The present study aims to describe the clinical effects, management, complications and disposition of patients with methamphetamine exposure. METHODS: Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A'Beautiful Boy's' Struggle: What You Need To Know About Methamphetamine Addiction
Methamphetamine and other stimulant use is on the rise. Hollywood has noticed. Now the public needs to do the same. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lipi Roy, Contributor Source Type: news

The "ice" storm: problems with expert evidence on the effects of methamphetamine - Horan J, Thomas D.
There is growing community concern that methamphetamine (commonly known as Ice) is fuelling violent, erratic and criminal behaviour. Criminal prosecutions of Ice-fuelled defendants are on the rise. Scientific and medical expert evidence is being called upo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Weaponization of Narcan
Narcan, the trade name of the opiate antidote naloxone, has become a part of the modern lexicon. It can even be found in the Urban Dictionary. Although initially a noun, it is now a widely used verb as in, “I Narcanned that patient,” or, “I Narcanned your Honor Student.” Narcan is so effective that we have even dreamed up imaginary clinical situations to administer it. YouTube is full of videos of police officers giving themselves or colleagues Narcan for suspected “fentanyl exposure.” A popular video shows a police officer giving Narcan to another officer after exposure to what was late...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAEMS Tags: Airway & Respiratory Exclusive Articles Columns Source Type: news

The Weaponization of Narcan
Narcan, the trade name of the opiate antidote naloxone, has become a part of the modern lexicon. It can even be found in the Urban Dictionary. Although initially a noun, it is now a widely used verb as in, “I Narcanned that patient,” or, “I Narcanned your Honor Student.” Narcan is so effective that we have even dreamed up imaginary clinical situations to administer it. YouTube is full of videos of police officers giving themselves or colleagues Narcan for suspected “fentanyl exposure.” A popular video shows a police officer giving Narcan to another officer after exposure to what was late...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAEMS Tags: Airway & Respiratory Exclusive Articles Columns Source Type: news

Teen Vaping Rises Dramatically; Drinking, Opioid Use Declines
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — Vaping among America’s teenagers continues to climb, while the use of other substances — such as alcohol and opioids — has declined in recent years, according to a new report. Monday’s report, called Monitoring the Future, comes from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research and is based on an annual survey of drug and alcohol use and attitudes among eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders in the United States. This year’s survey included 44,482 students from 392 public and private schools across the country. Behind drinking...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN opioid abuse vaping Source Type: news

Meth Playing Bigger Role in US Drug Overdose Crisis
NEW YORK (AP) — A bigger share of U.S. drug overdose deaths are being caused by methamphetamine, government health officials reported. The number of fatal overdoses involving meth more than tripled between 2011 and 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. The percentage of overdose deaths involving meth grew from less than 5 percent to nearly 11 percent. Meth is not the main killer among illicit drugs. Fentanyl was involved in the highest percentage of fatal overdoses in 2016, followed by heroin and cocaine. Meth was fourth. But it was only eighth as recently as 2012. It's not clear wh...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Stobbe, Associated Press Medical Writer Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Meth Playing Bigger Role in US Drug Overdose Crisis
NEW YORK (AP) — A bigger share of U.S. drug overdose deaths are being caused by methamphetamine, government health officials reported. The number of fatal overdoses involving meth more than tripled between 2011 and 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. The percentage of overdose deaths involving meth grew from less than 5 percent to nearly 11 percent. Meth is not the main killer among illicit drugs. Fentanyl was involved in the highest percentage of fatal overdoses in 2016, followed by heroin and cocaine. Meth was fourth. But it was only eighth as recently as 2012. It's not clear wh...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Stobbe, Associated Press Medical Writer Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Meth playing bigger role in US drug overdose crisis
Methamphetamine is playing a bigger role in the U.S. drug overdose crisis, officials say (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A review of risk factors for methamphetamine-related psychiatric symptoms - Chang X, Sun Y, Zhang Y, Muhai J, Lu L, Shi J.
The illegal use of methamphetamine (MA) is a growing public health concern globally and results in a series of negative effects. The prominent detrimental effect of MA use is MA-related psychiatric symptoms (MAP) and is observed at a much higher incidence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Meth, Opioid Use in Pregnancy on the Rise
THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 -- Methamphetamine and opioid use has soared among pregnant American women, putting the health of baby and mother at risk, a new study finds. While addiction among pregnant women has dramatically increased across the country,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Another Drug Crisis: Methamphetamine Use By Pregnant Women
Discusses a recent study documenting increased use of amphetamines among pregnant women in recent years. The study found disproportionate growth of the use of these drugs in the South, the Midwest, and the West, with rural areas having a higher rate than cities. Also touches on the not-uncommon trend of women using both amphetamines and opioids simultaneously, and the difficulty associated with stopping use of both while pregnant. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 29, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Manitoba paramedics 1st in Canada to offer new medication for meth users
The provincial government will permit paramedics to administer olanzapine to agitated people who have used methamphetamine, Health Minister Cameron Friesen announced on Monday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Opioids Are In the Spotlight. But Meth Hospitalizations Are Surging
The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing in the United States, but the resurgence of the drug largely has been overshadowed by the nation’s intense focus on opioids. Amphetamine-related hospitalizations jumped by about 245% from 2008 to 2015, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. That dwarfs the rise in hospitalizations from other drugs, such as opioids, which were up by about 46%. The most significant increases were in Western states. The surge in hospitalizations and deaths due to amphetamines “is just totally off the radar,” ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Gorman / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

AHA: Meth Use Producing Younger, Harder-to-Treat Heart Failure Patients
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Widespread methamphetamine use is creating a unique form of severe heart failure, according to new research that shows these patients tend to be younger and have poor outcomes. " This is a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Development and psychometric properties of the methamphetamine decisional balance scale (METH-DBS) for young adults - Khazaee-Pool M, Jahangiry L, Pashaei T, Ramezani-Badr F, Nadrian H, Ponnet K.
BACKGROUND: Drug misuse is a major problem that has an extreme negative effect on people's health. Methamphetamine (MA) is frequently used by young adults, despite its harmful consequences. The Transtheoretical Model (TTM) has been known to be very effecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

In Shadow Of Opioid Crisis, Methamphetamine Use Rising In U.S.
This is the other addiction. The addiction that hasn ’t received much attention, as the opioid crisis continues to dominate the headlines (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Methamphetamine Roils Rural Towns Again Across The U.S.
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Frank Morris Source Type: news

Determinants of high availability of methamphetamine, cannabis, LSD and ecstasy in New Zealand: are drug dealers promoting methamphetamine rather than cannabis? - Wilkins C, Romeo JS, Rychert M, Prasad J, Graydon-Guy T.
BACKGROUND: Small towns in New Zealand have reported high availability of methamphetamine, and conversely a shortage of cannabis. Stakeholders have suggested drug dealers are purposely promoting methamphetamine rather than cannabis. AIMS: (1) To compare th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Twin epidemics: the surging rise of methamphetamine use in chronic opioid users - Ellis MS, Kasper ZA, Cicero TJ.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Recent supply-side efforts enacted to curb the opioid epidemic have had both positive (i.e., prescription opioid abuse is on the decline) and negative outcomes (i.e., shifts to other drugs). Given methamphetamine is notably increasing in u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

South Africa:A Closer Look At How Crystal Meth Attacks Gums and Teeth
[The Conversation Africa] Crystal methamphetamine is the most widely used synthetic drug in the world, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. It's an extremely addictive stimulant that dramatically affects the central nervous system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Study shows impact of social interactions on addictive behavior
Illustration made by Dr. Marco Venniro, NIDA IRP A new study published in Nature Neuroscience finds that social interactions can have a profound effect on behaviors related to addiction, and on the brain ’s response to drug-associated cues. These findings, the first of their kind in rats, have... (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - October 15, 2018 Category: Addiction Tags: Addiction Science, Brain, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Prevention Research, relapse prevention, Researchers, Treatment Research Source Type: news

Intersecting burdens: homophobic victimization, unstable housing, and methamphetamine use in a cohort of men of color who have sex with men - Li MJ, Okafor CN, Gorbach PM, Shoptaw S.
BACKGROUND: Men who have sex with men with histories of homophobic victimization bear heightened risk of unstable housing and methamphetamine use. However, it is unclear whether unstable housing explains the link between homophobic victimization and metham... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hope for recovering meth addicts? A traditional Chinese medicine shown to reduce drug-induced damage to dopamine production
(Natural News) Methamphetamine, more commonly known as meth, is a stimulant drug that can be snorted up the nose or mixed with liquid and injected into the body with a needle. Like cocaine, it is highly addictive and induces powerful feelings of euphoria. The “high” that comes from meth is both intoxicating and fast: People... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback
America is focused on combating the devastating impacts of opioid addiction, but states like Oklahoma are struggling to fight a new battle against an old foe: methamphetamine. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changing dynamics of the drug overdose epidemic in the United States from 1979 through 2016
Better understanding of the dynamics of the current U.S. overdose epidemic may aid in the development of more effective prevention and control strategies. We analyzed records of 599,255 deaths from 1979 through 2016 from the National Vital Statistics System in which accidental drug poisoning was identified as the main cause of death. By examining all available data on accidental poisoning deaths back to 1979 and showing that the overall 38-year curve is exponential, we provide evidence that the current wave of opioid overdose deaths (due to prescription opioids, heroin, and fentanyl) may just be the latest manifestation of...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jalal, H., Buchanich, J. M., Roberts, M. S., Balmert, L. C., Zhang, K., Burke, D. S. Tags: Epidemiology, Medicine, Diseases, Online Only r-articles Source Type: news

TMS Promising for Methamphetamine Withdrawal TMS Promising for Methamphetamine Withdrawal
Few agents are currently available to manage withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to drugs of abuse. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) might be a viable alternative, a study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Psychophysiological and self-reported responses in individuals with methamphetamine use disorder exposed to emotional video stimuli - Chen XJ, Wang CG, Li YH, Sui N.
Individuals with methamphetamine use disorder (MUD) exhibit irritability and compulsive emotional responses, yet the relevant study is scarce. The characteristic of their positive and negative emotional responses can provide effective targets for the clini... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news