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Should problematic pornography use be considered an addiction?
Problematic use of online pornography can be viewed as a behavioural addiction. A non-systematic literature review was conducted to evaluate the evidence-base for the classification, identification and management of internet ...
The Interaction between the Skin and the Mind: The case of body dysmorphic disorder
This review explores the dynamic interaction between the mind and the skin and how this relationship can be insightful for psychiatrists and other clinicians. Our analysis mainly highlights the connection between a primary ...
Octodrine: New Questions and Challenges in Sport Supplements
Background: Octodrine is the trade name for Dimethylhexylamine (DMHA), a central nervous stimulant that increases the uptake of dopamine and noradrenaline. Originally developed as a nasal decongestant in the 1950’s, it has ...
Can mobile phone technology support a rapid sharing of information on Novel Psychoactive Substances among health and other professionals internationally?
Background The diffusion of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPSs), combined with the ability of the Internet to act as an online marketplace, has led to unprecedented challenges for governments, health agencies, and substance ...
Changing Trends in the Use of Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) in Southeast Asia
Objective: Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa. Korth) is an indigenous medicinal plant of Southeast Asia. This review paper aims to describe the trends of kratom use in Southeast Asia, particularly, in Malaysia and Thailand, where ...
Injecting eye-drops : a mini-review on the non-clinical misuse of Tropicamide
The intravenous (IV) injection of tropicamide for non-clinical purposes is a new and widespread drug trend. The aim of this study is to provide the first literature review on the topic
Enhancing sexual desire and experience : an investigation on the sexual correlates of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) use
Various studies have dealt with gamma-hydroxybutyrate's (GHB) potential role in sexual assaults, while the sexual correlates of intentional recreational GHB use have not well been highlighted. Our study aims to explore ...
Is there any difference in patterns of use and psychiatric symptom status between injectors and non-injectors of mephedrone?
In recent years, increasing intravenous mephedrone use was reported in several countries. The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of such a form of mephedrone use, while identifying the differences between ...