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Thats why it is important that Congress pass the Combating Meth & Cocaine Act to give states more flexibility to use federal funding to address the resurgence of psychostimulants such as methamphetamine and cocaine.
Among deaths with drug overdose as the underlying cause, the type of drug is indicated by the following ICD-10 multiple cause-of-death codes: cocaine (T40.5); psychostimulants with abuse potential (T43.6); opioids (T40.0-T40.4, and T40.6) ([paragraph]); and synthetic opioids other than methadone (T40.4).
In that year, more than 5,700 Americans died from psychostimulant overdose.
Those who reported recent misuse of any of the above pharmaceuticals, used psychostimulants more frequently (p < .01, data not shown) compared to those who did not.
Furthermore, for many of the estimated 4.4% of adults who have ADHD, (1) psychostimulants provide necessary and effective treatment, but misuse and diversion of these agents are real concerns.
Although ADHD assessment in adults and the evidence for adult onset of ADHD remain debated, treatment with psychostimulants is common, and patients are invested in the diagnosis and continued treatment.
The following excerpt from the field notes on that day documents her behavior when she was off her prescribed psychostimulants:
Children are usually on their psychostimulants from a few months or a few years before an attack, and attacks seem to be triggered by a change in dose or drug.
Currently, first line treatments for ADHD mainly rely on the use of psychostimulants such as methylphenidates and amphetamines, along with the non-amphetamine-like stimulant modafinil.
Although this side effect is uncommon, "there is a strong association between the use of psychostimulants and peripheral vasculopathy symptoms.
In this study, the authors examined the relationship between religious coping and the use/ abuse of alcohol, marijuana, and psychostimulants in a college-aged population.
The authors have organized the main body of their text in nine chapters devoted to the neuropsychopharmacology of drug addiction, animal models of addiction, psychostimulants, and a wide variety of other related subjects.