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Amphetamines: medical & psychological studies

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Published by MSS Information Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amphetamine abuse.,
  • Amphetamine -- Collected works.,
  • Drug abuse -- Collected works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementpapers, by Francis Antony Whitlock, K. D. Charalampous, Edward J. Lynn, et al.
    ContributionsWhitlock, Francis Antony., Charalampous, K. D., Lynn, Edward J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM332 .A47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p.
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5047427M
    ISBN 100842271295
    LC Control Number74008024
    OCLC/WorldCa898049

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Genre/Form: Collected Work: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amphetamines: medical & psychological studies. New York, MSS Information Corp. Description and history. Amphetamine was initially synthesized in Berlin in as 1-methylphenethylamine. It was the first of several chemicals, including methamphetamine and methylenedioxymethamphetamine, which have similar structures and biological properties, and are referred to collectively as “amphetamines” years, amphetamine was thought to be a Cited by:   Amphetamine was first introduced into medicine as the ‘Benzedrine inhaler’ infollowed soon after by pill forms of the drug.

As with many new medicines, amphetamine was at first Amphetamines: medical & psychological studies book enthusiastically by the medical profession as a valuable and completely safe treatment for many ailments and it rapidly became enormously popular.

It was only later that the potential hazards Author: Leslie Iversen. Many people have used low doses of amphetamine for extended periods for medical conditions, such as narcolepsy or depression, with no untoward effects and without any compulsion to take higher doses.

As the pharmacology expert Everett Ellinwood points out, in the s when amphetamines were used freely for weight loss, only a small percentage. Amphetamine Related Psychiatric Disorders. This note covers the following topics: Amphetamine-Related Psychiatric Disorders Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnoses, Laboratory Studies, Imaging Studies, Histologic Findings, Medical Care, Medication: Antipsychotics, Benzodiazepines, Opiate antagonists, Beta-blockers, Expectorants and Adsorbents.

Amphetamines are a class of central nervous system stimulants with a similar chemical structure, including amphetamine, methamphetamine, dextroamphetamine, ephedrine, and others.

Generally, these. Worldwide, as many as 52 million individuals aged are estimated to have used amphetamine-type stimulants for non-medical purposes at least once in the past year.

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Starting with a look at the origins of amphetamines, their use in Reviews: 1. Uses Medical. Amphetamine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy (a sleep disorder), and obesity, and is sometimes prescribed off-label for its past medical indications, particularly for depression and chronic pain.

Long-term amphetamine exposure at sufficiently high doses in some animal species is known to produce abnormal dopamine system development or. Taken as a whole, studies indicate that withdrawal from amphetamines induces a significant deficit in brain reward function (Koob, ).

Furthermore, the similarity between symptoms of amphetamines in rodents and major depression in people indicates amphetamine withdrawal is a reasonable model to study for major depression.

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Patterson. Amphetamine is a powerful stimulator of the central nervous system. It is used to treat some medical conditions, but it is also highly addictive, with a history of abuse.

Amphetamines are psychostimulant drugs that abnormally speed up the functions of the brain and body. It is illegal to make or sell amphetamines, and to possess or use them unless under medical supervision.

Long-term amphetamine misuse can damage the brain and the cardiovascular system and may lead to psychosis, malnutrition and erratic behaviour. amphetamine, with the dextro isomer of amphetamine saccharate and d, l-amphetamine aspartate monohydrate.

requires the use not only of medical but of special psychological, educational, and social resources. Learning may or may not be impaired. The diagnosis must be based upon a complete history and evaluation of the child studies, such.

Almost as soon as Benzedrine became available in the USA, first as an inhaler in and then in pill form inpeople began to use it for non-medical reasons simply to experience the euphoriant and stimulant effects. Amphetamines have long been used to enhance human performance. amphetamines: [amfet′əmēnz] a group of nervous system stimulants, including amphetamine and its chemical congeners dextroamphetamine and methamphetamine, that are subject to abuse because of their ability to produce wakefulness, euphoria, and weight loss.

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The most notorious medical experiment in American history was surely the Tuskegee syphilis study, in which black men with syphilis were left untreated for 40 years, from untilso.Amphetamines that are brought illegally can have very harmful effects on the body because these drugs are often mixed with other unknown substances.

Why would I take them? Amphetamines reduce tiredness and increase endurance. Studies have shown the main reason people use the drugs are for a high to party and dance all night.Preliminary research suggested that the stimulant modafinil (Provigil), which is approved for treating narcolepsy and other sleep disorders, reduced cravings for amphetamines or cocaine.

Other research suggests that the drug may help delay the type of impulsive reaction that underlies addiction.