Jan van Amsterdam

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi Adverse health effects of anabolic-androgenic steroids
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research GBO, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 57:117-23. 2010
  2. ncbi The effect of vitamin E supplementation on serum DHEA and neopterin levels in elderly subjects
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Toxicology, Pathology and Genetics, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:327-31. 2005
  3. doi Effect of ammonia in cigarette tobacco on nicotine absorption in human smokers
    Jan van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Food Chem Toxicol 49:3025-30. 2011
  4. doi Physical harm due to chronic substance use
    Jan van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Health Protection, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Department of Psychiatry, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Center, P O Box 75867, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 66:83-7. 2013
  5. doi Generic legislation of new psychoactive drugs
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 27:317-24. 2013
  6. doi The high harm score of alcohol. Time for drug policy to be revisited?
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 27:248-55. 2013
  7. ncbi [Cognitive impairment due to intensive use and overdoses of gammahydroxybutyric acid (GHB)]
    J G C van Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 54:1001-10. 2012
  8. doi Risk assessment of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) in the Netherlands
    Jan G C van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 63:55-63. 2012
  9. doi Possible long-term effects of γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) due to neurotoxicity and overdose
    Jan G C van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1217-27. 2012
  10. doi Harm potential of magic mushroom use: a review
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research, RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 59:423-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi Adverse health effects of anabolic-androgenic steroids
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research GBO, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 57:117-23. 2010
    ..Based on the scores for acute and chronic adverse health effects, the prevalence of use, social harm and criminality, AAS were ranked among 19 illicit drugs as a group of drugs with a relatively low harm...
  2. ncbi The effect of vitamin E supplementation on serum DHEA and neopterin levels in elderly subjects
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Toxicology, Pathology and Genetics, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 75:327-31. 2005
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  3. doi Effect of ammonia in cigarette tobacco on nicotine absorption in human smokers
    Jan van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Food Chem Toxicol 49:3025-30. 2011
    ..Present results demonstrate that smoking tobacco containing a higher amount of the tobacco additive ammonium does not increase the absorption of nicotine in the smoker's body...
  4. doi Physical harm due to chronic substance use
    Jan van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Health Protection, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Department of Psychiatry, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Center, P O Box 75867, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 66:83-7. 2013
    ..The present ranking solely based on their physical harm was very similar to a previous ranking based on a combination of dependence liability, physical harm and social impairments...
  5. doi Generic legislation of new psychoactive drugs
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 27:317-24. 2013
    ..Only in emergency cases, where fatal incidents (may) occur, should this approach be overruled...
  6. doi The high harm score of alcohol. Time for drug policy to be revisited?
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 27:248-55. 2013
    ..Policy makers should therefore consider alcohol to be at least as harmful as illicit drugs and invest more in prevention and harm reduction strategies for alcohol abuse and dependence...
  7. ncbi [Cognitive impairment due to intensive use and overdoses of gammahydroxybutyric acid (GHB)]
    J G C van Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 54:1001-10. 2012
    ..Many recreational users of GHB consider the drug to be harmless and to have no serious side effects. In recent years the number of patients with GHB addition has been increasing steadily...
  8. doi Risk assessment of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) in the Netherlands
    Jan G C van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 63:55-63. 2012
    ..The CAM estimated the overall risk potential of GHB use as moderate to high. The Dutch Minister of Health endorsed this conclusion and decided to upgrade GHB to Schedule I (hard drugs) of the Dutch Opium Act...
  9. doi Possible long-term effects of γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) due to neurotoxicity and overdose
    Jan G C van Amsterdam
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1217-27. 2012
    ..It is therefore advocated to investigate possible long-term neurotoxic effects in recreational GHB users e.g. by studying the residual effects on cognition and memory...
  10. doi Harm potential of magic mushroom use: a review
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research, RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 59:423-9. 2011
    ..The low prevalent but unpredictable provocation of panic attacks and flash-backs remain, however, a point of concern...
  11. doi Ranking the harm of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs for the individual and the population
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Health Protection Research, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur Addict Res 16:202-7. 2010
    ..Based on the results, recommendations are formulated about the legal classification of recreational drugs at national and international level which serves a rational approach for drug control...
  12. ncbi Contribution of monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibition to tobacco and alcohol addiction
    Jan van Amsterdam
    Laboratory for Toxicology, Pathology and Genetics, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Life Sci 79:1969-73. 2006
    ..It is concluded that the inhibition of MAO by constituents contained in tobacco and tobacco smoke, enhances the addiction induced by tobacco smoking...