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Inhalant Abuse: A Volatile Research Agenda

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 129 [Printed in 1992]

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Inhalant Abuse-----1
Charles W. Sharp

Section I

Volatile Solvent Abuse: Trends and Patterns-----13
Fred Beauvais

Epidemiology of Volatile Substance Abuse: The Texas Experience-----43
Eric V. Fredlund

Epidemiology of Inhalant Abuse: A Canadian View-----51
Reginald G. Smart

Section II

Psychosocial Characteristics and Their Links With Inhalants: A Research Agenda-----59
E. R. Oetting and Jay Webb

Ethnomethodology, Psychosocial Measures, and Inhalant Abuse Research-----99
Joseph E. Trimble

Comments on Psychosocial Characteristics-----111
Daniel L. Creson

Section III

Solvent Toxicity: A Neurological Focus-----117
Neil Rosenberg and Charles W. Sharp

Clinical/Biophysiologic Aspects of Inhalant Abuse-----173
Milton Tenenbein

Death Among Inhalant Abusers-----181
James C. Garriott

Sudden Sniffing Death Following Inhalation of Butane and Propane: Changing Trends-----193
Earl Siegel and Suman Wason

Section IV

Treatment of Volatile Solvent Abusers-----203
Pamela Jumper-Thurman and Fred Beauvais

A Longitudinal Study of Inhalant Use: Implications for Treatment and Prevention-----215
D. Dwayne Simpson

Treatment and Prevention Research Issues-----229
Leo E. Hollister

Section V

Animal Research on Solvent Abuse-----233
Gordon T. Pryor

Basic Science Solvent Abuse Research Issues-----259
Richard A. Meisch

Animal Research as a Guide to Regulation and Prevention of Solvent Abuse-----263
Ronald W. Wood

Section VI

An Industrial/Economic Perspective of Inhalant Abuse-----275
Robert P. Giovacchini

Development of Alternative Fluorocarbons-----287
Henry J. Trochimowicz

Section VII


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