Ornella Corazza

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hertfordshire
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Designer drugs on the internet: a phenomenon out-of-control? the emergence of hallucinogenic drug Bromo-Dragonfly
    Ornella Corazza
    ReDNet Project School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 6:125-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Promoting innovation and excellence to face the rapid diffusion of novel psychoactive substances in the EU: the outcomes of the ReDNet project
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:317-23. 2013
  3. doi request reprint From "Special K" to "Special M": the evolution of the recreational use of ketamine and methoxetamine
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    CNS Neurosci Ther 19:454-60. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Phenomenon of new drugs on the Internet: the case of ketamine derivative methoxetamine
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:145-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Near-death states reported in a sample of 50 misusers
    Ornella Corazza
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Hertfordshire, Pharmacy and Postgraduate Medical Schools, Hatfield, Herts, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 45:916-24. 2010
  6. doi request reprint 5,6-Methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane: from laboratory curiosity to 'legal high'
    Cathal T Gallagher
    School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:106-12. 2012
  7. doi request reprint "Spice," "kryptonite," "black mamba": an overview of brand names and marketing strategies of novel psychoactive substances on the web
    Ornella Corazza
    a Principal Lecturer and Academic Research Lead, School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Psychoactive Drugs 46:287-94. 2014
  8. doi request reprint [Analysis of online reports on the potential misuse of benzidamine]
    Fabrizio Schifano
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom
    Riv Psichiatr 48:182-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Novel psychoactive substances as a novel challenge for health professionals: results from an Italian survey
    Pierluigi Simonato
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:324-31. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone; 'meow meow'): chemical, pharmacological and clinical issues
    Fabrizio Schifano
    School of Pharmacy, College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Herftordshire, AL10 9AB, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:593-602. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Designer drugs on the internet: a phenomenon out-of-control? the emergence of hallucinogenic drug Bromo-Dragonfly
    Ornella Corazza
    ReDNet Project School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 6:125-9. 2011
    ..Better international collaboration levels may be needed to tackle this novel and fast growing phenomenon...
  2. doi request reprint Promoting innovation and excellence to face the rapid diffusion of novel psychoactive substances in the EU: the outcomes of the ReDNet project
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:317-23. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint From "Special K" to "Special M": the evolution of the recreational use of ketamine and methoxetamine
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    CNS Neurosci Ther 19:454-60. 2013
    ..After 50 years of its discovery, KET has led to the emergence of MXE. However, this latter derivative does not appear to be a safer alternative to KET itself...
  4. doi request reprint Phenomenon of new drugs on the Internet: the case of ketamine derivative methoxetamine
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:145-9. 2012
    ..Better international collaboration levels and novel forms of intervention are necessary to tackle this fast-growing phenomenon...
  5. doi request reprint Near-death states reported in a sample of 50 misusers
    Ornella Corazza
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Hertfordshire, Pharmacy and Postgraduate Medical Schools, Hatfield, Herts, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 45:916-24. 2010
    ..Although results here described were elicited from a self-selected, nonrandomized, limited size sample of misusers, we suggest that recreational ketamine intake may be associated with occurrence of near-death related states...
  6. doi request reprint 5,6-Methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane: from laboratory curiosity to 'legal high'
    Cathal T Gallagher
    School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:106-12. 2012
    ..This paper provides both an overview of the current state of knowledge of MDAI and a critical analysis of online available information relating to its psychoactive effects, adverse reactions and use in combination with other drugs...
  7. doi request reprint "Spice," "kryptonite," "black mamba": an overview of brand names and marketing strategies of novel psychoactive substances on the web
    Ornella Corazza
    a Principal Lecturer and Academic Research Lead, School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Psychoactive Drugs 46:287-94. 2014
    ..Our aim was to review and summarize such strategies in terms of the appearance of the products, the brand names, and the latest trends in the illicit online marketplaces...
  8. doi request reprint [Analysis of online reports on the potential misuse of benzidamine]
    Fabrizio Schifano
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom
    Riv Psichiatr 48:182-6. 2013
    ..Its intake may be associated with hallucinations (mostly visual), sleeping disorders and euphoria. Only future, prospective, studies will confirm and better describe the benzydamine misuse potential...
  9. doi request reprint Novel psychoactive substances as a novel challenge for health professionals: results from an Italian survey
    Pierluigi Simonato
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:324-31. 2013
    ..However, only little research has been carried out in identifying the health professionals' knowledge and expertise relating to the intake of these compounds...
  10. doi request reprint Mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone; 'meow meow'): chemical, pharmacological and clinical issues
    Fabrizio Schifano
    School of Pharmacy, College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Herftordshire, AL10 9AB, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 214:593-602. 2011
    ..Indeed, 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone; 'meow meow' and others) has been seen by some as a cheaper alternative to other classified recreational drugs...
  11. ncbi request reprint [New drugs of abuse on the Web: the role of the Psychonaut Web Mapping Project]
    Fabrizio Schifano
    University of Hertfordshire, School of Pharmacy
    Riv Psichiatr 45:88-93. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The diffusion of Performance and Image-Enhancing Drugs (PIEDs) on the Internet: The Abuse of the Cognitive Enhancer Piracetam
    Ornella Corazza
    1Departments of Postgraduate Medicine and Pharmacy, School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 49:1849-56. 2014
    ..Our analysis focuses on the misuse of the cognitive enhancer piracetam...
  13. pmc 25C-NBOMe: preliminary data on pharmacology, psychoactive effects, and toxicity of a new potent and dangerous hallucinogenic drug
    Francesco Saverio Bersani
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy Department of Postgraduate Medicine, School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB Hatfield, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2014:734749. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide a comprehensive review of the nature and the risks associated with 25C-NBOMe, which has recently appeared in the drug market...
  14. doi request reprint Monitoring novel psychoactive substances allegedly offered online for sale in Persian and Arabic languages
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Int J Drug Policy 25:724-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this research is to provide knowledge on the provision of NPS information/purchase opportunities to Middle East customers, whilst monitoring the Internet in Arabic and Farsi...
  15. doi request reprint Drops of madness? Recreational misuse of tropicamide collyrium; early warning alerts from Russia and Italy
    Francesco Saverio Bersani
    School of Life and Medical Science, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:571-3. 2013
    ..Over the last 2 years, tropicamide has been reported in both Russia and Italy to be self-administered intravenously (IV) for recreational purposes...
  16. doi request reprint MDAI (5,6-methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane; 6,7-dihydro-5H-cyclopenta[f][1,3]benzodioxol-6-amine; 'sparkle'; 'mindy') toxicity: a brief overview and update
    John M Corkery
    National Programme for Substance Abuse Deaths np SAD, International Centre for Drug Policy, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:345-55. 2013
    ..There is little scientifically based literature on the pharmacological, physiological, psychopharmacological, toxicological and epidemiological characteristics of this drug...
  17. doi request reprint Mephedrone, new kid for the chop?
    Adam R Winstock
    King s College London, Department of Addictions, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Addiction 106:154-61. 2011
    ..It has a short history of human consumption and little is known about its prevalence and pattern of use. This study aimed to obtain preliminary data on its use and effects among dance drug users in the United Kingdom...
  18. pmc Sexual enhancement products for sale online: raising awareness of the psychoactive effects of yohimbine, maca, horny goat weed, and Ginkgo biloba
    Ornella Corazza
    School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2014:841798. 2014
    ..This phenomenon, combined with the availability of these products over the Internet, represents a challenge from a clinical and a public health perspective...
  19. pmc Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS): a Study on Persian Language Websites
    Imanollah Bigdeli
    School of Psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Iran J Public Health 42:511-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the online availability of NPS in Persian language websites...