Scientific article

Stimulant drugs and stimulant use disorder

Published inAnesthesiology clinics, vol. 42, no. 1, p. 103-115
Publication date2024-03
First online date2023-10-03

The authors aim to summarize several key points of stimulant drugs and stimulant use disorder, including their indications, short-term and long-term adverse effects, current treatment strategies, and association with opioid medications. The global prevalence of stimulant use has seen annual increase in the last decade. Multiple studies have shown that stimulant use and stimulant use disorder are associated with a range of individual and public health issues. Stimulant misuse has led to a significant increase of overdose deaths in the United States.

  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Overdose
  • Stimulant use disorder
  • Stimulants
  • Humans
  • United States
  • Central Nervous System Stimulants / adverse effects
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / drug therapy
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / epidemiology
  • Analgesics, Opioid / adverse effects
Citation (ISO format)
SONG, Wenyu et al. Stimulant drugs and stimulant use disorder. In: Anesthesiology clinics, 2024, vol. 42, n° 1, p. 103–115. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2023.09.003
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