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ERIC Number: EJ805010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Characterizing Adolescent Prescription Misusers: A Population-Based Study
Schepis, Ty S.; Krishnan-Sarin, Suchitra
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n7 p745 Jul 2008
A study was conducted to investigate the risk factors associated with the abuse of opiods, stimulants, tranquilizers and other sedatives among adolescents aged between 12 to 17 years and the presence of one more symptoms of a substance use disorder from prescription misuse. Results indicated that poor academic performance; enjoyment of risk-taking, use of cigarettes, alcohol, etc were all associated with prescription misuse and substance disorder.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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