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- What are bath salts, and how do people abuse bath salts?
- What is the history of bath salts?
- Are bath salts addictive?
- Are bath salts legal?
- What are risk and protective (prevention) factors for bath salts use disorder?
- What are the symptoms and signs of bath salts intoxication?
- What are the side effects, complications, and prognosis of abusing bath salts?
- How do health-care professionals diagnose bath salts use disorder?
- What is the treatment for bath salts use disorder?
- Where can people find more information about bath salts abuse and addiction?
Where can people find more information about bath salts abuse and addiction?
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