TITLE

VOLATILE SUBSTANCE ABUSE

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Dan
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2006 Supplement, Vol. 91, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several issues relating to volatile substance abuse (VSA) in Great Britain. It is stated that VSA is the deliberate inhalation of a volatile substance to attain a change in mental condition. This practice is the major cause of mortality among the younger population in the country. It also highlights the commonly abused substances, the methods of abuse, its clinical effects and complications, and its treatment.
ACCESSION #
23528942

 

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