The age composition in both sites but especially in Central District was somewhat "skewed" towards the older groups, among whom youth psychoactive substance
use can be expected to be more likely (World Health Organization, 2000a: 181).
The consumption of psychoactive substances
takes place in a defined political, organizational or societal context.
Lefebvre (2015) suggested that the Psychoactive Substances
Act (2016) include the "use of drugs is an evil to eradicate, thanks to hard laws efficiently enforced" (Lefebvre 2015, p.
This study found that curiosity, peer pressure and emotional problems were the main reasons for children engaging in psychoactive substance
These include psychotherapy and medication-assisted therapy for individuals, and addressing the structural drivers of continued psychoactive substance
Authorities call them "new psychoactive substances
" but they're also known as legal highs and in this case the name is appropriate.
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) was the fastest to react - positively - to the European Commission's proposal to tackle the "boom" of synthetic drugs, mood enhancers that give legal highs', including psychoactive substances
that imitate the effects of ecstasy or cocaine.
These examples demonstrate that what makes a psychoactive substance
a medicine seems to have as much to do with vested economic or political interests as it has with historically grounded or scientifically informed evidence of therapeutic value.
Macedonian citizens have so far complained about live organisms and algae in water, dyed bread, fish with arsenic and mercury, zinc in eggs, pesticides in coking salt, a forbidden psychoactive substance
in coffee, wheat with lead and heavy metals, cadmium in vegetables, fungus in pudding powder, insects in flour, hair in food, etc.
Table 1 shows the prevalence of illegal psychoactive substances
consumption sometime in the life, in the last year and in the last month, showing that 14.6% of the participants have consumed any psychoactive substance
sometime in their life, 9.2% mentioned having consumed in the last year, and 6.4% in the last month.
Abstract--The psychoactive substance
4-HO-MET (4-hydroxy-N-methyl-N-ethyltryptamine) with psychedelic qualities is one of many legal so-called Internet drugs.
Illicit psychoactive substance
use, abuse, and dependence are major public health problems.