Solvent Abuse: A Population-Based Neuropsychological Study

Solvent Abuse: A Population-Based Neuropsychological Study

by Oliver Chadwick, H. Ross Anderson, J. Martin Bland, John Ramsey
     
 

The number of solvents and other inhalants that people abuse has increased enormously: in addition to gasoline, thinners and the various solvent-based glues, the list includes paints, lacquers, varnishes, aerosol products, drycleaning and degreasing agents, nail varnish, as well as typwriter correction fluids and butane gas. This book is a metivulous inquiry

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Overview

The number of solvents and other inhalants that people abuse has increased enormously: in addition to gasoline, thinners and the various solvent-based glues, the list includes paints, lacquers, varnishes, aerosol products, drycleaning and degreasing agents, nail varnish, as well as typwriter correction fluids and butane gas. This book is a metivulous inquiry into the phenomenon of solvent abuse and its neuropsychological consequences.

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Reports on a study of 4,000 elementary school students in London, and concludes that sniffing glue, typewriter correction fluid, or other popular volatile substances, seems to have no physical, neurological, or psychological effect. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387976075
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/31/1991
Series:
Recent Research in Psychology Series
Edition description:
1991
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.35(d)

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