A mindfulness-based, stress and coping model of craving in methamphetamine users

There is increasing interest in the role of mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions to optimize recovery from a substance use disorder (SUD). However, relatively little is known about the theory-based psychological and social pathways whereby mindfulness could have beneficial effects for managing a chronic, relapsing SUD. Read more

Gender Differences in the Relationship between Methamphetamine Use and High-risk Sexual Behavior among Prisoners: A Nationwide, Cross-sectional Survey in Japan

This study aimed to examine the relationship between methamphetamine (MA) use and high-risk sexual behavior among newly incarcerated prisoners in Japan. Read more

Psychosocial Interventions for Amphetamine Type Stimulant Use Disorder

Amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) use is a global concern due to increased usage and the harm to physical, mental, and social well-being. The objective of this overview of systematic reviews is to summarise trial results of psychosocial interventions and describe their efficacy and safety. Read more

Amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS)

The term “amphetamine-type stimulants” (ATS) was coined during the WHO Meeting on Amphetamines, MDMA and other Psychostimulants in Geneva, 1996. Read more