Amphetamine (USAN or amfetamine (INN) contracted from alphamethyl-phenethylamine or Î±-methylphenethylamine) is 1-phenylpropan-2-amine or C9H13N. It exists as two enantiomers: the levorotary form levamfetamine (INN) and dextrorotary form dexamfetamine (INN). It is a psychostimulant drug of the phenethylamine class that produces increased wakefulness and focus in association with decreased fatigue and appetite.
A new study which capitalized on an extensive ongoing survey, shows that children with high IQs, especially girls, are more likely to indulge in illicit drug use in their 30′s than people with lower IQs. Dr. James White of Cardiff University and his team of researchers used data gathered from the British Cohort Study, an ongoing [...]