Stimulant Use Disorders TIP #33

About the Course:

Medical Aspects of Stimulant Use Disorders addresses the symptoms, complaints, and other medical sequelae commonly seen in persons using various forms of stimulants who appear at hospital emergency rooms and other medical settings, or who need specialized medical care while participating in residential or outpatient substance use disorder programs. This course covers Chapter 5 only.



Publication Date:



U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the medical aspects of stimulant use disorders. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participant’s knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the toxicity, addiction, and other adverse reactions of cocaine and methamphetamine abuse.

  2. Explain the management of medical and psychological complications of stimulant abuse.

  3. Describe the co-occurring disorders among people with stimulant use disorders.

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