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The risk of psychotic symptoms associated with recreational methamphetamine use

McKetin, Rebecca; Hickey, Karina; Devlin, Kristina; Lawrence, Kerri


Introduction and Aims. To determine whether recreational methamphetamine use is associated with an increased risk of psychotic symptoms. Design and Method. A cross-sectional survey of 157 people attending dance events in Sydney, Australia.Participants were assessed for psychotic symptoms in the past year using items from the Psychosis Screen.Participants with and without psychotic symptoms were compared on methamphetamine use, polydrug use and other demographic factors. An ordinal logistic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00160.x


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