solvent abuse


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solvent abuse

n
(Medicine) the deliberate inhaling of intoxicating fumes given off by certain solvents such as toluene. See also glue-sniffing
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solvent abuse

nabuso di colle e solventi (a scopo stupefacente)
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The centre provides long-term solvent abuse treatment to youth age 15 to 24.
There is plenty of evidence that solvent abuse leads to brain damage.
Coroner Aidan Cotter recorded that 40-year-old Mr Cox died as a result of solvent abuse and told the inquest: 'The reason I've put it in simple terms like that is so everybody understands exactly why he died.
More than 60 children die each year from solvent abuse.
Miss Wallace described Gill's solvent abuse as "horrific" and said he had appeared in the youth court aged just 11, for stealing nail varnish to sniff.
Thanks to a small group of youth determined to do something about the situation of solvent abuse in their community, help from the federal government is on the way.
Butane gas cigarette lighter refills must not be sold to anyone under the age of 18 because of its implication in solvent abuse.
The mother, who cannot be named to protect the identity of her children, has three other children, two of whom are handicapped as a result of her solvent abuse.
The six youngsters, and a dozen others who were addicted to solvent abuse, were flown out for treatment.
Solvent abuse is not a product issue, it is a human issue.
The charity has achieved national recognition and praise, and now deals with about 700 people a year who are affected by drug, alcohol or solvent abuse.