amphetamine related disorders

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Summary: Disorders related or resulting from use of amphetamines.

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  1. Johnson M, Carrico A, Chesney M, Morin S. Internalized heterosexism among HIV-positive, gay-identified men: implications for HIV prevention and care. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008;76:829-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings support the potential utility of addressing IH in HIV prevention and treatment with HIV-positive gay men...
  2. Dluzen D, Liu B. Gender differences in methamphetamine use and responses: a review. Gend Med. 2008;5:24-35 pubmed
    ..However, these gender differences oftentimes are given only a cursory consideration in the analyses of these MA effects...
  3. Salo R, Ursu S, Buonocore M, Leamon M, Carter C. Impaired prefrontal cortical function and disrupted adaptive cognitive control in methamphetamine abusers: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Biol Psychiatry. 2009;65:706-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Deficits in behavioral control are thought to be one contributing factor to the sustainment of addictive behaviors in MA abuse...
  4. Maxwell J, Rutkowski B. The prevalence of methamphetamine and amphetamine abuse in North America: a review of the indicators, 1992-2007. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008;27:229-35 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper reviews epidemiological information about methamphetamine production and use in North America...
  5. Salo R, Nordahl T, Buonocore M, Natsuaki Y, Waters C, Moore C, et al. Cognitive control and white matter callosal microstructure in methamphetamine-dependent subjects: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Biol Psychiatry. 2009;65:122-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Abnormalities have been reported in anterior regions with less evidence of changes in posterior regions. Methamphetamine abusers have also shown deficits on attention tests that measure response conflict and cognitive control...
  6. Hoffman W, Schwartz D, Huckans M, McFarland B, Meiri G, Stevens A, et al. Cortical activation during delay discounting in abstinent methamphetamine dependent individuals. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2008;201:183-93 pubmed publisher
    ..The ventral system is hypothesized to respond to the salience and immediacy of rewards while the dorsal system is implicated in the process of comparison and choice...
  7. Inglez Dias A, Hahn J, Lum P, Evans J, Davidson P, Page Shafer K. Trends in methamphetamine use in young injection drug users in San Francisco from 1998 to 2004: the UFO Study. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008;27:286-91 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe temporal trends in methamphetamine use among young injection drug users (IDU) in San Francisco...
  8. McKetin R, Kozel N, Douglas J, Ali R, Vicknasingam B, Lund J, et al. The rise of methamphetamine in Southeast and East Asia. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008;27:220-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Southeast and East Asia has become a global hub for methamphetamine production and trafficking over the past decade. This paper describes the rise of methamphetamine supply and to what extent use of the drug is occurring in the region...
  9. Novak S, Kroutil L, Williams R, Van Brunt D. The nonmedical use of prescription ADHD medications: results from a national Internet panel. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2007;2:32 pubmed
    ..Using an Internet-based epidemiological survey, this paper advances understanding of the prevalence and correlates of NMU of medications used to treat ADHD, sources of diverted medications, motivations for use, and consumption patterns...

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  1. Jayaram Lindström N, Hammarberg A, Beck O, Franck J. Naltrexone for the treatment of amphetamine dependence: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Am J Psychiatry. 2008;165:1442-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of naltrexone in comparison with placebo in reducing relapse to amphetamine use in amphetamine-dependent patients...
  2. Degenhardt L, Roxburgh A, Black E, Bruno R, Campbell G, Kinner S, et al. The epidemiology of methamphetamine use and harm in Australia. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008;27:243-52 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper provides data on methamphetamine use in Australia, and documents trends in methamphetamine-related harms...
  3. Thomas D, Francescutti Verbeem D, Kuhn D. The newly synthesized pool of dopamine determines the severity of methamphetamine-induced neurotoxicity. J Neurochem. 2008;105:605-16 pubmed
    ..Our results also suggest that reactants derived from METH-induced oxidation of released DA may serve as neuronal signals that lead to microglial activation early in the neurotoxic process associated with METH...
  4. Jones A, Holmgren A, Kugelberg F. Driving under the influence of central stimulant amines: age and gender differences in concentrations of amphetamine, methamphetamine, and ecstasy in blood. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2008;69:202-8 pubmed
    ..Here we report the age and gender of offenders, along with the concentrations of amphetamine, methamphetamine, and ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymeth-amphetamine) in blood samples analyzed since the institution of the new legislation...
  5. Sherman S, Gann D, German D, Sirirojn B, Thompson N, Aramrattana A, et al. A qualitative study of sexual behaviours among methamphetamine users in Chiang Mai, Thailand: a typology of risk. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008;27:263-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) has become the leading drug of abuse in northern Thailand over the past several years, particularly among youth. The current qualitative study explores the relationship between sexual behaviours and MA...
  6. Loxton N, Wan V, Ho A, Cheung B, Tam N, Leung F, et al. Impulsivity in Hong Kong-Chinese club-drug users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008;95:81-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that, while those who use club drugs are generally more impulsive and less punishment-sensitive, some discrete facets of impulsivity are associated with differing patterns of drug-use behaviour...
  7. Kampman K. The search for medications to treat stimulant dependence. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2008;4:28-35 pubmed
    ..Treatment approaches that combine efficacious medications and empirically proven behavioral interventions, such as voucher-based reinforcement therapy, will almost certainly produce the best results...
  8. Alicata D, Chang L, Cloak C, Abe K, Ernst T. Higher diffusion in striatum and lower fractional anisotropy in white matter of methamphetamine users. Psychiatry Res. 2009;174:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The higher ADC in the basal ganglia suggests greater inflammation or less myelination in these brain regions of those with younger age of first METH use and greater METH usage...
  9. Berman S, O NEILL J, Fears S, Bartzokis G, London E. Abuse of amphetamines and structural abnormalities in the brain. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008;1141:195-220 pubmed publisher
    ..Longitudinal designs in which multimodal datasets are acquired and are subjected to multivariate analyses would enhance our ability to provide general conclusions regarding the associations between amphetamine abuse and brain structure...
  10. Kim I, Kim Y, Song H, Lee J, Kwon D, Lee H, et al. Reduced corpus callosum white matter microstructural integrity revealed by diffusion tensor eigenvalues in abstinent methamphetamine addicts. Neurotoxicology. 2009;30:209-13 pubmed publisher
    ..The relationships between Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) performance and the values of tensor measures also suggest that altered myelination is a possible source of FA reduction observed in the genu of the CC in MA abusers...
  11. McKetin R, Ross J, Kelly E, Baker A, Lee N, Lubman D, et al. Characteristics and harms associated with injecting versus smoking methamphetamine among methamphetamine treatment entrants. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008;27:277-85 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the characteristics and harms associated with injecting and smoking methamphetamine among methamphetamine treatment entrants...
  12. Guillot T, Shepherd K, Richardson J, Wang M, Li Y, Emson P, et al. Reduced vesicular storage of dopamine exacerbates methamphetamine-induced neurodegeneration and astrogliosis. J Neurochem. 2008;106:2205-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Elevated markers of neurotoxicity in VMAT2 LO mice and cultures suggest that the capacity to store DA determines the amount of oxidative stress and neurodegeneration after METH administration...
  13. El Mallakh R, Abraham H. MDMA (Ecstasy). Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2007;19:45-52 pubmed
    ..Its use in Western countries appears to be increasing, particularly among young individuals...
  14. Fernandez M, Bowen G, Warren J, Ibañez G, Hernandez N, Harper G, et al. Crystal methamphetamine: a source of added sexual risk for Hispanic men who have sex with men?. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007;86:245-52 pubmed
    ..To determine whether use of crystal methamphetamine increases HIV risk behaviors beyond the risk associated with use of other recreational drugs among Hispanic men who have sex with men (HMSM)...
  15. Tanne J. Methamphetamine epidemic hits middle America. BMJ. 2006;332:382 pubmed
  16. Sharma H, Sjöquist P, Ali S. Drugs of abuse-induced hyperthermia, blood-brain barrier dysfunction and neurotoxicity: neuroprotective effects of a new antioxidant compound H-290/51. Curr Pharm Des. 2007;13:1903-23 pubmed
    ..The possible mechanisms and functional significance of these findings are discussed...
  17. Elkashef A, Rawson R, Anderson A, Li S, Holmes T, Smith E, et al. Bupropion for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2008;33:1162-70 pubmed
  18. Garofalo R, Mustanski B, McKirnan D, Herrick A, Donenberg G. Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: understanding patterns and correlates of use and the association with HIV-related sexual risk. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007;161:591-6 pubmed
    ..To examine patterns, consequences, and correlates of methamphetamine use among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men (YMSM)...
  19. Sim T, Jordan Green L, Lee J, Wolfman J, Jahangiri A. Psychosocial correlates of recreational ecstasy use among college students. J Am Coll Health. 2005;54:25-9 pubmed
    ..This study serves as a preliminary effort to better understand college students who use ecstasy recreationally...
  20. Halkitis P, Mukherjee P, Palamar J. Multi-level modeling to explain methamphetamine use among gay and bisexual men. Addiction. 2007;102 Suppl 1:76-83 pubmed
    ..This study aimed to (i) identify the trajectories for methamphetamine use; (ii) explore factors related to methamphetamine use; and (iii) determine factors which predict changes in usage over a year...
  21. ter Bogt T, Engels R, Dubas J. Party people: personality and MDMA use of house party visitors. Addict Behav. 2006;31:1240-4 pubmed
    ..MDMA-users actually high on the drug at the moment of administration of the questionnaire did not differ from their non-high counterparts on any of the personality dimensions...
  22. Quednow B, Kuhn K, Hoppe C, Westheide J, Maier W, Daum I, et al. Elevated impulsivity and impaired decision-making cognition in heavy users of MDMA ("Ecstasy"). Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2007;189:517-30 pubmed
    ..In fact, MDMA users have shown elevated impulsivity in two studies, but little is known about decision making in drug-free MDMA consumers...
  23. Parsons J, Kelly B, Wells B. Differences in club drug use between heterosexual and lesbian/bisexual females. Addict Behav. 2006;31:2344-9 pubmed
    ..These data suggest a need to better understand the influence of sexual orientation and sexual culture in relation to club drug use and to tailor health promotion efforts to meet the needs of various groups of club drug using women...
  24. Brecht M, Greenwell L, Anglin M. Substance use pathways to methamphetamine use among treated users. Addict Behav. 2007;32:24-38 pubmed
    ..Results may support targeted prevention efforts and development of more effective interventions...
  25. Zule W, Costenbader E, Meyer W, Wechsberg W. Methamphetamine use and risky sexual behaviors during heterosexual encounters. Sex Transm Dis. 2007;34:689-94 pubmed
    ..This study examined the association between event-level methamphetamine use and heterosexual risk behaviors...
  26. Buchacz K, McFarland W, Kellogg T, Loeb L, Holmberg S, Dilley J, et al. Amphetamine use is associated with increased HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco. AIDS. 2005;19:1423-4 pubmed
    ..9-10.6%), compared with 2.1% per year (95% CI 1.3-2.9%) among 2701 non-users (RR 3.0, 95% CI 1.4-6.5). HIV prevention programmes in San Francisco should include efforts to reduce amphetamine use and associated high-risk sexual behaviors...
  27. McKetin R, Kelly E, Indig D. Characteristics of treatment provided for amphetamine use in New South Wales, Australia. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2005;24:433-6 pubmed
  28. Huang B, Dawson D, Stinson F, Hasin D, Ruan W, Saha T, et al. Prevalence, correlates, and comorbidity of nonmedical prescription drug use and drug use disorders in the United States: Results of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. J Clin Psychiatry. 2006;67:1062-73 pubmed
    ..To present national data on the prevalence, correlates, and comorbidity of nonmedical prescription drug use and drug use disorders for sedatives, tranquilizers, opioids, and amphetamines...
  29. Barr A, Panenka W, MacEwan G, Thornton A, Lang D, Honer W, et al. The need for speed: an update on methamphetamine addiction. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2006;31:301-13 pubmed
    ..It is hoped that increased knowledge of MA abuse will provide the basis for future treatment strategies...
  30. Roll J, Petry N, Stitzer M, Brecht M, Peirce J, McCann M, et al. Contingency management for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorders. Am J Psychiatry. 2006;163:1993-9 pubmed
    ..An experimentally rigorous investigation on the topic was provided by a large multisite trial conducted under the auspices of the Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute on Drug Abuse...
  31. Rawson R, Condon T. Why do we need an Addiction supplement focused on methamphetamine?. Addiction. 2007;102 Suppl 1:1-4 pubmed
    ..The articles contain information presented by researchers at two special methamphetamine meetings sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2005...
  32. Volz T, Fleckenstein A, Hanson G. Methamphetamine-induced alterations in monoamine transport: implications for neurotoxicity, neuroprotection and treatment. Addiction. 2007;102 Suppl 1:44-8 pubmed
    ..To review studies delineating the neurotoxic effects of methamphetamine on monoamine transport in dopaminergic neurons of the striatum and nucleus accumbens...
  33. Chung A, Lyoo I, Kim S, Hwang J, Bae S, Sung Y, et al. Decreased frontal white-matter integrity in abstinent methamphetamine abusers. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2007;10:765-75 pubmed
    ..This finding may also be related to impairment in frontal executive function. In addition, the neurotoxic effect of MA on frontal WM may be less prominent in women than in men, possibly due to oestrogen's neuroprotective effect...
  34. Maher L, Li J, Jalaludin B, Wand H, Jayasuriya R, Dixon D, et al. Impact of a reduction in heroin availability on patterns of drug use, risk behaviour and incidence of hepatitis C virus infection in injecting drug users in New South Wales, Australia. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007;89:244-50 pubmed
  35. Baicy K, London E. Corticolimbic dysregulation and chronic methamphetamine abuse. Addiction. 2007;102 Suppl 1:5-15 pubmed
    ..This review aims to present and interpret evidence that methamphetamine dependence is associated with disorder of brain function that is required for top-down control of behavior...
  36. Chen W, Fang C, Shyu R, Lin K. Underreporting of illicit drug use by patients at emergency departments as revealed by two-tiered urinalysis. Addict Behav. 2006;31:2304-8 pubmed
  37. de Win M, Schilt T, Reneman L, Vervaeke H, Jager G, Dijkink S, et al. Ecstasy use and self-reported depression, impulsivity, and sensation seeking: a prospective cohort study. J Psychopharmacol. 2006;20:226-35 pubmed
    ..However, low level ecstasy use may increase (certain aspects of) sensation seeking...
  38. Reneman L, de Win M, van den Brink W, Booij J, den Heeten G. Neuroimaging findings with MDMA/ecstasy: technical aspects, conceptual issues and future prospects. J Psychopharmacol. 2006;20:164-75 pubmed
    ..Because most studies have had a retrospective design, in which evidence is indirect and differs in the degree to which any causal links can be implied, longitudinal studies in human ecstasy users are needed to draw definite conclusions...
  39. Chang L, Alicata D, Ernst T, Volkow N. Structural and metabolic brain changes in the striatum associated with methamphetamine abuse. Addiction. 2007;102 Suppl 1:16-32 pubmed
    ..To review structural, chemical and metabolic brain changes, particularly those in the basal ganglia, in individuals who used methamphetamine, as well as in children with prenatal methamphetamine exposure...
  40. Worth H, Rawstorne P. Crystallizing the HIV epidemic: methamphetamine, unsafe sex, and gay diseases of the will. Arch Sex Behav. 2005;34:483-6 pubmed
  41. Halkitis P, Jerome R. A comparative analysis of methamphetamine use: black gay and bisexual men in relation to men of other races. Addict Behav. 2008;33:83-93 pubmed
  42. Fechtner R, Khouri A, Figueroa E, Ramirez M, Federico M, Dewey S, et al. Short-term treatment of cocaine and/or methamphetamine abuse with vigabatrin: ocular safety pilot results. Arch Ophthalmol. 2006;124:1257-62 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the ocular safety of short-term use of vigabatrin to treat cocaine and/or methamphetamine addiction...
  43. Westover A, McBride S, Haley R. Stroke in young adults who abuse amphetamines or cocaine: a population-based study of hospitalized patients. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007;64:495-502 pubmed
    ..The abuse of stimulant drugs is increasing in the western United States. Although numerous case reports and animal studies suggest a link with stroke, epidemiologic studies have yielded conflicting results...
  44. Ago M, Ago K, Ogata M. Determination of methamphetamine in sudden death of a traffic accident inpatient by blood and hair analyses. Leg Med (Tokyo). 2009;11 Suppl 1:S568-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggested that she was a MA abuser at least about 3 months before her death. In this case, preservation of hair samples collected during an autopsy was useful for providing evidence of MA abuse...
  45. Bousman C, Glatt S, Everall I, Tsuang M. Genetic association studies of methamphetamine use disorders: A systematic review and synthesis. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2009;150B:1025-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, replication of the findings reviewed here along with further development of more rigorous methodologies and reporting protocols will aid in delineating the complex genetic epidemiology of METH use disorders...
  46. Fiaschi A, Cerretani D. Causes and effects of cellular oxidative stress as a result of MDMA abuse. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2010;11:444-52 pubmed
  47. Lia K, Spigset O, Slørdal L. [Driving under the influence of amphetamine and metamphetamine]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2009;129:105-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The CNS stimulatory agents amphetamine and methamphetamine are often detected in blood samples from apprehended subjects driving under the influence of drugs...
  48. Yacoubian G. Assessing environmental prevention strategies for reducing the prevalence and associated harms of methamphetamine use. J Drug Educ. 2007;37:31-53 pubmed
    ..This increased funding suggests that the opportunity is ripe for the development of a scientific, environmentally-based model for methamphetamine prevention...
  49. Mann N, Bitsios P. Modafinil treatment of amphetamine abuse in adult ADHD. J Psychopharmacol. 2009;23:468-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The drug resolved both the inattention/hyperactivity symptoms as well as the amphetamine abuse. Modafinil may be a suitable candidate treatment for adults with ADHD and stimulant abuse...
  50. Nakatome M, Miyaji A, Mochizuki K, Kishi Y, Isobe I, Matoba R. Association between the GST genetic polymorphisms and methamphetamine abusers in the Japanese population. Leg Med (Tokyo). 2009;11 Suppl 1:S468-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, we identified an association between GSTM1 and GSTT1 null genotype combined and risk of MAP abuse in the Japanese population...
  51. Schepis T, Marlowe D, Forman R. The availability and portrayal of stimulants over the Internet. J Adolesc Health. 2008;42:458-65 pubmed publisher
    ..To quantify the online availability and portrayal of amphetamine-class prescription stimulants with a focus on those medications commonly prescribed to and abused by adolescents...
  52. Mitchell J. Meth abuse causes extensive dental decay. Todays FDA. 2006;18:34-5 pubmed
  53. Pennay A, Lee N. Barriers to methamphetamine withdrawal treatment in Australia: findings from a survey of AOD service providers. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2009;28:636-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This study examined the current practices and barriers to methamphetamine withdrawal treatment in Australia...