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Detection of Newly Emerging Psychoactive Substances Using Raman Spectroscopy and Chemometrics
A novel approach for the identification of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) by means of Raman spectroscopy coupled with Principal Components Analysis (PCA) employing the largest dataset of NPS reference materials to date ...
Psychedelic Fauna for Psychonaut Hunters : A Mini-Review
Currently different classes of psychoactive substances are easily available for abuse, including several hundred novel psychoactive substances (NPS). Some of these drugs occur naturally in plants and animals or are chemically ...
Abuse of Prescription Drugs in the Context of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS): A Systematic Review
Recently, a range of prescription and over-the-counter drugs have been reportedly used as Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS), due to their potential for abuse resulting from their high dosage/idiosyncratic methods of ...
Exploration of the use of new psychoactive substances by individuals in treatment for substance misuse in the UK.
Substance misuse services need to meet the growing demand and needs of individuals using new psychoactive substances (NPS). A review of the literature identified a paucity of research regarding NPS use by these individuals ...
Synthetic cathinones – prevalence and motivations for use
(Springer International Publishing AG, 2018)
This chapter considers the prevalence of and motivations for use of synthetic cathinones. As part of the scene-setting, the availability, legal status, numbers of cathinones, number and quantities confiscated are reviewed. ...
The "Endless Trip" among the NPS Users: Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology in the Hallucinogen-Persisting Perception Disorder. A Systematic Review
Hallucinogen-persisting perception disorder (HPPD) is a syndrome characterized by prolonged or reoccurring perceptual symptoms, reminiscent of acute hallucinogen effects. HPPD was associated with a broader range of LSD ...
Drowning in Diversity? A systematic way of clustering a representative set of new psychoactive substances
New psychoactive substances (NPS) can be generally described as a set of compounds that have been designed to mimic the effects of illegal recreational drugs, but are not subject to restriction or control with respect to ...
New Psychoactive Substances: A Public Health Issue
New Psychoactive Substances
(Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 2017-07-31)