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Major physical and psychological harms of methamphetamine use

Darke, Shane; Kaye, Sharlene; McKetin, Rebecca; Duflou, Johan


Issues. The major physical and psychological health effects of methamphetamine use, and the factors associated with such harms. Approach. Comprehensive review. Key Findings. Physical harms reviewed included toxicity and mortality, cardiovascular/cerebrovascular pathology, dependence and blood-borne virus transmission. Psychological harms include methamphetamine psychosis, depression, suicide, anxiety and violent behaviours. Implications. While high-profile health consequences, such as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1080/09595230801923702


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