club drug


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Any ‘recreational’ drug—e.g., Ecstasy, Herbal Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, LSD—which is widely used by high school and college students and young adults who frequent night clubs and all-night rave parties
Risks, acute use Overdose, death
Risks, chronic use Dropping out—school, college—loss of job, crime

club drug

Any 'recreational' drug–eg Ecstasy, Herbal Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, LSD, widely used by high school and college students, young adults who frequent night clubs and all-night rave parties Risks, chronic use Dropping out–school, college, loss of job, crime

club drug

(klŭb drŭg)
A drug of abuse (e.g., ecstasy) that is typically used by most or all members of a social gathering rather than in solitude.

club drug

A colloquial term for a drug used for its euphoric or intoxicating effects at a party, rave, nightclub, or bar. Such drugs include ecstasy, gamma hydroxybutyrate, ketamine, and rohypnol.
See also: drug
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Table 1 shows the difference of demographic and behavioral characteristics between club drug users and nonusers.
Needs "While drug use overall is falling, there is an increase in the number of people turning to treatment for club drugs.
Club drugs are those typically used by people in bars and nightclubs or concerts and parties and include ecstasy, ketamine, methamphetamine, GHB/GBL and mephedrone.
The words like 'rave drugs', 'club drugs' and 'party drugs' have been used interchangeably in the literature.
As noted, this article presents findings for the club drug sample in each site only.
High rates of club drug use and risky sexual practices among Hispanic men who have sex with men in Miami, Florida.
"Therefore, increasing formal medical student education on club drugs would help them be aware of dangers of club drug use, and also would help them know how to then assess and treat their patients who use club drugs."
NEW ORLEANS -- The club drugs methylenedioxymethamphetamine, ketamine, flunitrazepam, and [Gamma]-hydroxybutyrate top the hit list on the rave scene these days, Dr.
(CGS / BES) When the media raves: linking club drug use and sensationalist news coverage.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Use of the club drug MDMA, also known as Ecstasy6 appears to result in permanent neurotoxicity, the effects of which may not be felt for many years to come, Dr.
Peter Hoang, 19, and Michael James Uveges, 23, were later pronounced dead of suspected overdoses of the club drug ecstasy.
It's also known by the street names "E' "X' and "XTC." It is often referred to as a "club drug" because it has been sold in nightclubs and rave parties.

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