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Konghom, Suwapat and Verachai, Viroj and Srisurapanont, Manit and Suwanmajo, Somporn and Ranuwattananon, Apichart and Kimsongneun, Nipa and Uttawichai, Kanok [The Cochrane Library] . (2010) Treatment for inhalant dependence and abuse. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (12) Art. No.: CD007537. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007537.pub2


Inhalants are being abused by large numbers of people throughout the world, particularly socio-economically disadvantaged children and adolescents. This agent can cause many brain problems, for example, abnormal movement, sensory impairment, learning/memory impairment. Authors aimed to search and determine risks, benefits and costs of a variety treatments for inhalant dependence or abuse. Despite comprehensive searches of studies, the authors found no high quality study and, therefore, could not make any recommendation for the treatment of inhalant dependence or abuse. Research in this area is needed.

Item Type
Evidence resource
Publication Type
Drug Type
Prescription/Over the counter, Inhalents and solvents
Intervention Type
AOD disorder treatment method
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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