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gamma hydroxybutyrate
Issup Pakistan

Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) as a new storm for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals: Insight from Developing Countries

ISSUP Pakistan are pleased to present their webinar on Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB).

Gamma Hydroxybutyrate is a substance from the Depressants family. This Webinar will explore its mechanism of action, its abuse and addiction; understanding its effects both on the brain and on the body. The session will also discuss its abuse in low and middle income countries, like Pakistan. It will conclude with available information on its harmful effects and available guidelines on management.

Learning Outcome:
To learn about GHB, Prevalence, Effects, Mechanism of action and hazardous effects.

Dr Usama Bin Zubair 
MRCPsych (UK), 
Member American Academy of addiction Psychiatry (USA), Advanced training in Liaison Psychiatry and Psychiatric intensive care (Ireland)
Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist 
Certified DBT therapist 
Foundation University School of Health Sciences
Premium diagnostic center Sadar Rawalpindi Over 80 publications in National and International journals 
Pioneer Psychiatrist in establishing services for emotion focused therapies for adolescents and students 
(Drug addiction, self harm, emotional problems)


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