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What is Aerosol addiction?

What is Aerosol addiction?

  • Aerosol addiction: Aerosol addiction refers to the compulsive need to abuse aerosol (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. Aerosols includes spray pain, air freshener, deodorants and hair sprays.

Aerosol addiction: Introduction

Types of Aerosol addiction:

Broader types of Aerosol addiction:

How serious is Aerosol addiction?

Complications of Aerosol addiction: see complications of Aerosol addiction

What causes Aerosol addiction?

Causes of Aerosol addiction: see causes of Aerosol addiction

What are the symptoms of Aerosol addiction?

Symptoms of Aerosol addiction: see symptoms of Aerosol addiction

Complications of Aerosol addiction: see complications of Aerosol addiction

Aerosol addiction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Aerosol addiction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Aerosol addiction.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Aerosol addiction

Main name of condition: Aerosol addiction

Other names or spellings for Aerosol addiction:

Aerosol-inhaling addiction

 

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