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Looking for scholarly articles linking stimulant use to paranoia/obsessive behaviors [closed]

Basically just looking for any studies, blogposts, articles that explore the relation between stimulant abuse/use and paranoia, anxiety, obsessive behavior etc. more specifically amphetamine/adderall ...
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What exactly is the meaning of “No doping” sign on a drug package?

I noticed a "No doping" sign on the back of a pack of Dopamine HCl ampoules. It looks like this: I was wondering what is the purpose of this sign. I am guessing that it means that the drug should not ...
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What are the long-term consequences of binge drinking?

The CDC has a somewhat confusing [for me] page on alcohol. First, they classify binge drinking as excessive drinking: Excessive drinking includes binge drinking, heavy drinking, and any drinking by ...
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Early signs of cocaine addiction

I’m worried about someone that I know who uses cocaine nasally, but on what sort of frequency I’m not sure. What would be signs that I could look for to possibly determien over use/ addiction to this ...
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Opoid addiction telltale signs

If one is taking prescription opioids to manage backpain from an auto accident, what is the litmus test \ telltale sign that one is becoming addicted? What countermeasures can be taken to avoid ...
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What are the side effects of habitual cocaine usage, particularly the visually noticeable ones?

If I suspect someone of being a cocaine addict, what should I look for that signals potential cocaine usage?