Search for dissertations about: "New Psychoactive Substances"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words New Psychoactive Substances.

  1. 1. An insight into the metabolism of New Psychoactive Substances : Structural elucidation of urinary metabolites of synthetic cannabinoids and fentanyl analogues using synthesized reference standards

    Author : Jakob Wallgren; Johan Dahlén; Peter Konradsson; Xiongyu Wu; Mogens Johannsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) is an umbrella term covering hundreds of substances across different drug groups. Many of these substances were originally developed for therapeutic use but have later appeared on the recreational drug market. READ MORE

  2. 2. New Materials and Improved Ambient Techniques in Mass Spectrometry

    Author : Nicolò Riboni; Leopold Ilag; Elisa Robotti; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Mass Spectrometry; Solid Phase Microextraction; Ambient Mass Spectrometry; Desorption Electrospray Ionization; Paper Spray Ionization; Cavitands; BTEX; New Psychoactive Substances; Analytical Chemistry; analytisk kemi;

    Abstract : Mass spectrometry (MS) is used in several fields, e.g. biology, environmental monitoring, medicine and forensics due to excellent qualitative and quantitative capabilities. The development of new instrumental setups and ionization sources is crucial to analyze a variety of compounds at trace levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of emerging synthetic cannabinoids and cathinones

    Author : Andreas Carlsson; Johan Dahlén; Martin Josefsson; Peter Konradsson; Simon Dunne; Mikael Hedeland; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The application of different analytical techniques is fundamental in forensic drug analysis. In the wake of the occurrence of large numbers of new psychoactive substances possessing similar chemical structures as already known ones, focus has been placed on applied criteria for their univocal identification. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making drugs ethnic : Khat and minority drug use in Sweden

    Author : Johan Nordgren; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Drug use; Khat; Ethnicity; Culture; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study how discourses and problem representations have made some drugs and some forms of drug use into “ethnic problems” in Sweden and in Scandinavia. The primary example of such a process discussed in the dissertation concerns the use of the psychoactive and criminalized plant khat. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bioanalytical development for application in therapeutic drug monitoring : focus on drugs used in psychiatry

    Author : Daniel Öhman; Olof Beck; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Introduction: Since the 1950s and onwards, many new psychoactive drugs have been successfully introduced in clinical practice. A common feature of these drugs is a profound metabolism before clearance from the body. READ MORE