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What is Adhesive addiction?

What is Adhesive addiction?

  • Adhesive addiction: Adhesive addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse adhesives (e.g. sniffing them). Sufferers have withdrawal symptoms when attempting to stop the habit and feel unable to stop the habit despite knowing the harm it is causing their health. Aerosols are very damaging to the body and can readily result permanent brain damage and even death. Death can occur through chronic use and in rare cases can occur after one session of use. Children and teenagers are particular at risk for this type of addiction - it is readily available and users feel it gains them greater acceptance from their peers. Adhesives includes household glue, rubber cement and model airplane glue.

Adhesive addiction: Introduction

Types of Adhesive addiction:

Broader types of Adhesive addiction:

How serious is Adhesive addiction?

Complications of Adhesive addiction: see complications of Adhesive addiction

What causes Adhesive addiction?

Causes of Adhesive addiction: see causes of Adhesive addiction

What are the symptoms of Adhesive addiction?

Symptoms of Adhesive addiction: see symptoms of Adhesive addiction

Complications of Adhesive addiction: see complications of Adhesive addiction

Adhesive addiction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adhesive addiction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adhesive addiction.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adhesive addiction: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adhesive addiction.
Treatments for Adhesive addiction: see treatments for Adhesive addiction

Name and Aliases of Adhesive addiction

Main name of condition: Adhesive addiction

Other names or spellings for Adhesive addiction:

Adhesive-inhaling addiction

 

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