Phenibut Use Disorder: What Is It and How Can We Help?

When:
March 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2018-03-14T13:00:00-04:00
2018-03-14T14:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH

Phenibut is a medication that is similar to muscle relaxants, such as baclofen. It is available in North America as a supplement, and it is used to treat anxiety in Eastern Europe.

The goal of this webinar is to introduce this substance and to describe its pharmacology and clinical effects using case studies. The webinar will also introduce a treatment model based on pharmacological data, and will describe how to help those who have difficulties quitting this substance.

This webinar will:

  • Outline the history of phenibut and describe its clinical effects.
  • Describe phenibut withdrawal and present case studies.
  • Propose a treatment model for phenibut use disorder.

This webinar is hosted by the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH.

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Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH
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2018-03-14T13:00:00-04:00
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Cost:
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Contact:
Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH
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Online
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Contact:
Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH

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