Co-addiction of meth and opioids hinders treatment
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) A study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment found that methamphetamine use was associated with more than twice the risk for dropping out of treatment for opioid-use disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two Professors Accused of Making Meth in Campus Lab
The Henderson State University academics face charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and using drug paraphernalia. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 18, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Factorial validity of a substance-use stigma scale in methamphetamine-using adults in China - Chen S, Ma Y, Cai W, Moretta T, Wang X, Liu T, Potenza MN.
BACKGROUND: Despite the large number of individuals who use substances of abuse and the stigma of such behaviors in China, scales have not been developed and validated for assessing substance-use stigma. Given its importance for targeting interventions, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Meth-Related HF Worse, Responds Well to Meds if Abuse Stops Meth-Related HF Worse, Responds Well to Meds if Abuse Stops
Patients with heart failure from methamphetamine abuse tend to be worse off than others with HF, clinically and by echocardiography. But meds work just as well if the meth abuse stops, a study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Developing Novel Therapies for Stimulant Use Disorder - 12/16/2019 - 12/16/2019
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of overdoses that involve a psychostimulant, such as methamphetamine, cocaine, or prescription. In response to growing rates of stimulant misuse, addiction, and overdose, stakeholders across the U.S. health care system are working to implement strategies designed to ensure that patients with (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 12, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline Marks One Year of Service
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and the United Way of Wisconsin announced today that 5,594 people contacted The Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline during its first year of operation. This free and confidential service is managed by 211 Wisconsin under a contract with DHS. It connects individuals seeking help for challenges with alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription painkillers, and other drugs for themselves or a loved one to services in their...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 25, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Assessment of contamination levels in methamphetamine-tested properties in New Zealand - Russell M, Ivory B, McKinnel M.
In November 2016, whilst in draft, the New Zealand Standard (NZS8510:2017) for the "Testing and Decontamination of Methamphetamine-Contaminated Properties" considered two acceptable post-decontamination re-occupancy methamphetamine levels; 1.5 μg/100cm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevalence of self-reported movement dysfunction among young adults with a history of ecstasy and methamphetamine use - Todd G, Burns L, Pearson-Dennett V, Esterman A, Faulkner PL, Wilcox RA, Thewlis D, Vogel AP, White JM.
BACKGROUND: Illicit stimulant use is associated with long-lasting changes in movement and movement-related brain regions. The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of movement dysfunction in this population. We hypothesized that prevalence of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

A nationally representative analysis of "twin epidemics": rising rates of methamphetamine use among persons who use opioids - Strickland JC, Havens JR, Stoops WW.
BACKGROUND: Recent data suggest increases in methamphetamine potency, affordability, and availability in the US. Other data indicate rising rates of methamphetamine use among patients seeking treatment for opioid use disorder. The extent to which similar i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Contamination of homes with methamphetamine: is wipe sampling adequate to determine risk? - Wright J, Walker GS, Ross KE.
Contamination of domestic dwellings from methamphetamine cooking or smoking is an increasing public health problem in many countries. To evaluate the extent of contamination, sampling generally focusses on the collection of surface wipe samples from walls ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

‘Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness Says He Is a ‘Member of the Beautiful H.I.V.-Positive Community’
Jonathan Van Ness, the 32-year-old star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, shared that he is H.I.V. positive in a powerful interview with the New York Times on Saturday. He said that he hopes he can bring attention to misperceptions about being H.I.V. positive, saying that he is healthy and a proud “member of the beautiful H.I.V.-positive community.” Van Ness revealed to the Times’ Alex Hawgood that he was sexually assaulted when he was a child, and explained that “[f]or a lot of people who are survivors of sexual assault at a young age, we have a lot of compounded trauma.” Through therapy, Van Ne...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized celebrities onetime TV Source Type: news

Changes in opioid-involved overdose deaths by opioid type and presence of benzodiazepines, cocaine, and methamphetamine - 25 states, July-December 2017 to January-June 2018 [USA] - Gladden RM, O'Donnell J, Mattson CL, Seth P.
From 2013 to 2017, the number of opioid-involved overdose deaths (opioid deaths) in the United States increased 90%, from 25,052 to 47,600.* This increase was primarily driven by substantial increases in deaths involving illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IM... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Changes in Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths by Opioid Type and Presence of Benzodiazepines, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine --- 25 States, July-December 2017 to January--June 2018
From 2013 to 2017, the number of opioid-involved overdose deaths in the United States increased 90%. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - August 29, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Overdose Opioids Source Type: news

Crystal methamphetamine's impact on frontline emergency services in Victoria, Australia - Jones R, Usher K, Woods C.
BACKGROUND: The use of crystal methamphetamine is a growing problem in Australia. Methamphetamine users can suffer adverse physical health effects, psychotic symptoms and methamphetamine-related aggressive behaviour. The increasing use and related harms of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

AHA News: Meth and Heart Disease: A Deadly Crisis That's Largely Overlooked
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Although frequently overshadowed by the opioid epidemic, surging methamphetamine use nationally and around the world has fueled a chilling crisis of its own, according to a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

America Has a Huge -- and Very Costly -- Drug Habit
TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 -- If you don't think Americans have a problem with illicit drugs, a new study shows that nearly $150 billion was spent on marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine in 2016. " To better understand changes in drug use... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Americans' Spending on Illicit Drugs Nears $150 Billion Annually; Appears to Rival What Is Spent on Alcohol
Spending on cannabis, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine by Americans reached nearly $150 billion in 2016, with a large proportion of spending coming from the small share of people who use drugs on a daily or near-daily basis. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - August 19, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Strengthening Regional Infrastructure to Address the Injection Drug Use Epidemic in Southern Appalachia
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Published: 8/14/2019. The intertwined epidemics of prescription opioid, heroin, and methamphetamine use in Southern Appalachia, including western North Carolina, are driving a new wave of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. This one-hour, 17-minute presentation discusses the Southern Appalachia Test Link Care (SA-TLC) project, a coalition of public health and healthcare partners working to strengthen regional health and service infrastructures that are addressing the injection drug use epidemic in western North Carolina. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit:...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - August 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Does Meth Trigger Heart Disease? New Research Offers Clues
THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 -- Autopsies have uncovered new insight into how the illegal drug methamphetamine harms the heart. Preliminary findings presented Thursday at an American Heart Association meeting, in Boston, suggest that meth triggers a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Meth seizures surged by 150% in a single year in the US
In 2018, US officials confiscated 67,757 kilograms of the potent, addictive stimulant, methamphetamine - a dramatic increase over the 28,000 kilograms of the drug seized in 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marijuana dispensary owner arrested for meth sales
The owner of a medical marijuana dispensary in eastern Oklahoma is accused of selling methamphetamine from his business (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Study of methamphetamine use in patients referred to emergency ward of a general hospital at north of Iran in 2017 - Hadinezhad P, Zarghami M, Montazer H, Moosazadeh M, Ghaderi F.
BACKGROUND: Acute use of methamphetamine affects the sympathetic system and causes symptoms like tachycardia, hypertension (HTN), tachypnea, peripheral blood vessels constriction, hyperthermia, and mydriasis that can lead to many medical complications. Thu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Clinical and socioeconomic differences in methamphetamine-positive burn patients - Solomon EA, Greenhalgh DG, Sen S, Palmieri TL, Romanowski KS.
Previous research on burn patients who test positive for methamphetamines (meth) has yielded mixed results regarding whether meth-positive status leads to worse outcomes and longer hospitalizations. We hypothesized that meth-positive patients at our region... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say
After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. Provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics predicted that 68,500 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2018, compared to about 72,000 the year before. That translates to an approximately 5% reduction in overdose deaths nationwide—a small but significant step toward curbing the deadly effects of the nation’s substance abuse crisis. Opioids, as in years past...
Source: TIME: Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

Is there a discrete negative symptom syndrome in people who use methamphetamine? - Voce A, Burns R, Castle D, Calabria B, McKetin R.
BACKGROUND: Positive psychotic symptoms have consistently been associated with methamphetamine use but the presence of a negative symptom cluster remains unclear. We used exploratory factor analysis to examine whether a discrete negative syndrome could be ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine-induced lung injury - McCarthy E, McClain E.
Methamphetamine is a substance of abuse that is most commonly smoked. Both regular and non-regular use can cause toxic injury to the lung parenchyma, the signs and symptoms of which are non-specific. Clinical scenarios include non-cardiac pulmonary oedema,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Perceived factors influencing the initiation of methamphetamine use among Akha and Lahu youths: a qualitative approach - Chomchoei C, Apidechkul T, Wongnuch P, Tamornpark R, Upala P, Nongkhai MPN.
BACKGROUND: Methamphetamine use not only impacts health and the economy but also causes social impairment, particularly among the poorly educated and underprivileged young populations among the hill tribes in northern Thailand. Youths are the most vulnerab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dutch Police Seize 2.5 Tons of Meth, in Largest European Haul of Drug Dutch Police Seize 2.5 Tons of Meth, in Largest European Haul of Drug
Dutch police said on Wednesday they had seized 2.5 tons of methamphetamine, in what they said was the largest haul of the drug to date in Europe, with a street value estimated in the"hundreds of millions of euros."Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

New HIV cases spike in Multnomah County
After declining for five years, HIV infections have suddenly risen in Multnomah County, especially among people who use methamphetamine or injection drugs, health officials said Thursday. In the last 18 months, they’ve identified 42 cases among people who report injection drug use as a risk. That compares to 25 total for 2016 and 2017 that had injection drug use for a factor. Half of the new cases previously had tested negative, suggesting these are new infections. “This numbe r of cases in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Burn injuries resulting from methamphetamine and honey oil explosions: a retrospective cohort study - Neeki MM, Dong F, Youssef D, Liu B, Lee C, Burgett-Moreno M, Rippe E, Wong D, Borger R.
This study aims to compare patient outcomes resulting from burn injuries ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Recreational drugs and outcomes in trauma patients - Fujii Q, McCague A.
The objective of the study is to determine if marijuana, methamphetamine, or cocaine is associated with worse outcomes following trauma. METHODS: A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted on 731 trauma patients. Data collected ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Federal Grants Restricted To Fighting Opioids Miss The Mark, States Say
While federal funding is helping rural communities address the opioid epidemic, drug addictions can encompass multiple substances. In 11 states, opioids were responsible for less than half of drug overdose deaths, as use of substances like methamphetamine are on the rise. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 13, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

New Government Estimates Offer Early Hope That Drug Overdose Deaths Are Waning
After years of sharp increases in fatal drug overdoses in the U.S., provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism. The drug overdose death rate dropped slightly between 2017 and 2018, according to the new estimates, after two decades of near-constant upticks. Between 1999 and 2017 the age-adjusted overdose mortality rate increased from 6.1 to 21.7 deaths per 100,000 people, according to federal data. According to data released June 11 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), that number dropped to an estimated 20.8 deaths per 100,000 for the 12 ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized data visualization public health Source Type: news

Methamphetamine-related post-mortem cases in Bangkok, Thailand - Prakobsrikul P, Srisont S, Jinawath A, Boonkrem M.
This study investigated variables associated with methamphetamine-related deaths in Thailand. METHODS: This study used data obtained from methamphetamine-related autopsy cases over a six-year period from 2011 to 2016. From the data av... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effectiveness of methamphetamine abuse treatment: predictors of treatment completion and comparison of two residential treatment programs - Kamp F, Proebstl L, Hager L, Schreiber A, Riebschl äger M, Neumann S, Straif M, Schacht-Jablonowsky M, Manz K, Soyka M, Koller G.
This study therefore evaluates the efficacy of two residential treatment programs for methamphetamine users. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Opioid overdose victims die with other substances in their system
About 82 percent of deaths that involved opioids also and included other substances like cocaine or methamphetamine. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-Rx Fentanyl Up in Urine Tests Positive for Other Drugs
TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 -- An increasing number of urine drug test (UDT) results positive for cocaine or methamphetamine are also positive for nonprescribed fentanyl, according to a study recently published in JAMA Network Open. Leah LaRue, Pharm.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The residential status of children whose parents are in treatment for methamphetamine use - Robinson LD, Kelly PJ, Deane FP, Townsend ML.
This study explores whether MA use in parents attending residential treatment service... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

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

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 4, 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