Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Genetic basis and mechanisms underlying binge-level methamphetamine intake|
Tamara J. Richards
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Methamphetamine (MA) use can alter judgment, increase unsafe behaviors and violence, and cause mood disturbances. Chronic use is associated with paranoia, as well as visual and auditory hallucinations. A number of indicators point to increasing availability and abuse of MA in the United States, especially in the southern and western regions, among both young and older adults. MA is often taken in repeated binge- level doses, and individuals who become addicted to MA suffer high rates of relapse,...
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