WIJDAN LUQMAN, B.Sc., M.B.Ch.B. (Edin); T. S. DANOWSKI, M.D., F.A.C.P.
LUQMAN W, DANOWSKI TS. The Use of Khat (Catha edulis) in Yemen: Social and Medical Observations. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:246-249. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-2-246
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(2):246-249.
Catha edulis, or khat, a plant indigenous to Yemen, Ethiopia, and East Africa, has sympathomimetic and euphoriant effects. Its role in the economic, social, and political lives of people in North and South Yemen and certain clinical and psychiatric aspects are discussed.
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