Intro to Synthetic Cathinones Like Flakka
This short article on synthetic cathinones, commonly known as bath salts, describes these psychoactive drugs and how they affect the brain. The addictive properties and other health effects of synthetic cathinones are covered. Finally, the article concludes with a discussion of effective treatment modalities for those who are addicted to bath salts. This course is based upon material published in the National Institute on Drug Abuse Drug Facts series and is available as an open access article.
This course on synthetic cathinones (bath salts) is designed for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, and substance abuse counselors, who do clinical work. This course is appropriate for beginning level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of bath salts. The course material includes a review of the health effects and treatment of synthetic cathinone addiction. It may also be useful for licensed clinicians who require continuing education courses for license renewal.
Authors: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding bath salts or synthetic cathinones. Specifically, a professional will:
• Describe the drugs known as synthetic cathinones
• Identify the health effects of synthetic cathinones
• Recognize effective treatment modalities for those addicted to synthetic cathinones
Citation: Synthetic Cathinones (“Bath Salts”). National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; US Department of Health and Human Services. Updated January 2016.
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This course is Non Interactive .