Methamphetamine psychosis: insights from the past.
National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
- Published Article
Addiction (Abingdon, England)
- Publication Date
Mar 08, 2018
Research findings from the 1930s to the 1970s suggest that paranoid psychosis should be considered a probable consequence of high-dose methamphetamine use. Individuals who experience psychotic symptoms for any substantive period after intoxication has ended should be suspected of having a functional non-organic psychosis, or a latent vulnerability thereto.
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