56. Treatment for Amphetamine Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch56

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Treatment for Amphetamine Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch56

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • treatment for amphetamine dependence;
  • different treatment regimens, risks/benefits/costs;
  • amphetamines as psychostimulants of phenethylamine, in wakefulness;
  • amphetamines and euphoria, dependence on amphetamines, greater;
  • amphetamine dependence or use, risks/benefits/costs of treatments;
  • primary outcomes, rate of relapse/death and craving;
  • populations, participants with amphetamine dependence or use;
  • fluoxetine/amlodipine/desipramine, interventions for amphetamine;
  • fluoxetine decreasing craving in short-term, imipramine in adherence;
  • studies on the neurotoxicity of amphetamines, crucial


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