From this module, you will learn:
- What a dissociative drug is and how they are used in the UK
- The way in which dissociative drugs exert their effect
- Detailed information about two commonly misused dissociatives, nitrous oxide and ketamine
- Information on lesser known dissociatives including phencyclidine, dextromethorphan and methoxetamine
This CPD module on misused substances focuses on drugs that are used for their dissociative effects. See C+D’s other CPD modules for information on substance misuse of depressants, image- and performance-enhancing drugs and stimulants.
Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.
Dissociation can be defined as the sense of feeling disconnected from yourself and the world around you. It can be