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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-64

Abuse of Boot Polish by Ingestion : A Case Report


Department of Psychiatry, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi -110 029, India

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Anil K Nigam
Department of Psychiatry, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi -110 029
India
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This case report describes the abuse of boot polish by inhalation and ingestion in a 32 year old patient who also had alcohol dependence. Pleasurable psychological effects, craving, active search for the substance and tolerance were present but withdrawal symptoms could not be demonstrated because of simultaneous alcohol dependence.



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