Table of Contents

List of Contributors.
The History of Drug-Facilitated Crimes in France.
Epidemiology of Drug-Facilitated Crimes and Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaults.
Drugs Involved in Drug-Facilitated Crime--Pharmacological Aspects.
Ethanol- and Drug-Facilitated Crime.
Memory Impairment after Drug-Facilitated Crimes.
Cannabis and Drug-Facilitated Crimes.
Drugs Involved in Drug-Facilitated Crimes (DFC): Analytical Aspects: 1--Blood and Urine.
Drugs Involved in Drug-Facilitated Crimes (DFC): Analytical Aspects: 2--Hair.
Case Reports in Drug-Facilitated Crimes: From A for Alprazolam to Z for Zopiclone.
The Specific Problem of Children and Old People in Drug-Facilitated Crime Cases.
Clinical Aspects of Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault. Toxicological Aspects of Drug-Facilitated Crimes provides readers with an overview of the field of DFC: its history, toxicological effects, analysis, interpretation of results, the roles that age, gender and race may play, and clinical presentations of these drugs. The most commonly used drugs in DFC are addressed (alcohol, cannabis, MDMA, and cocaine), as well as an emerging range of pharmaceuticals (benzodiazepines, hypnotics, sedatives, neuroleptics, histamine H1-antagonists, or anesthetics), which are becoming more widely used, but are more difficult to detect.