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Review of Inhalants: Euphoria to Dysfunction



NIDA Research Monograph, Number 15 [Printed in 1977]

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD-----v

PREFACE-----vii

CONTRIBUTORS-----x

INTRODUCTION-----1

Chapter 1
Inhalant Abuse: An Overview of the Problem-----2
Sidney Cohen

SOCIOCULTURAL-EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ASPECTS-----13

Chapter 2
Notes on the Epidemiology of Inhalants-----14
Eleanor Carroll

CLINICAL EVALUATION-----29

Chapter 3
Clinical Evaluation of Psychological Factors-----30
Maurice Korman

Chapter 4
Medical Evaluation of Inhalant Abusers-----54
Eric G. Comstock and Betsy S. Comstock

Chapter 5
Specific Neurological Evaluation of Inhalant Abusers: Clinical and Laboratory-----81
Leon Prockop

PRECLINICAL: PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY-----97

Chapter 6
Introduction-----98
Daniel Couri

Chapter 7
Abuse of Inhalation Anesthetics-----102
Maynard B. Chenoweth

Chapter 8
Toxicology of Alcohols, Ketones, and Esters—Inhalation-----112
Daniel Couri and Joseph P. Nachtman

Chapter 9
Review of the Aliphatic and Aromatic Hydrocarbons-----124
James V. Bruckner and Richard G. Peterson

Chapter 10
Preclinical Pharmacology and 'I'oxicology of Halogenated Solvents and Propellants-----164
Domingo M. Aviado

Chapter 11
Nervous System Damage From Mixed Organic Solvents-----186
Leon D. Prockop and Daniel Couri

PRECLINICAL BEHAVIORAL DYSFUNCTIONS-----199

Chapter 12
Preclinical Behavioral Toxicology of Inhalant Solvents-----200
Robert E. Bowman

SUMMARY-----225

Chapter 13
Approaches to the Problem-----226
Charles W. Sharp

List of Monographs-----346




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