Corticosteroids are potent but hazardous medications which can be abused. This article reviews existing literature on corticosteroid abuse and provides three new case reports. A profile of the corticosteroid patient is described and some treatment guidelines are offered. Hopefully, this article will sensitize physicians to the abuse potential of this class of drugs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||International journal of psychiatry in medicine|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health