Nonmedical prescription drug use among college students: a comparison between athletes and nonathletes.

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Journal of American college health : J of ACH, ISSN: 0744-8481, Vol: 57, Issue: 2, Page: 211-9

Publication Year:
2008
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Repository URL:
http://stars.library.ucf.edu/facultybib2000/322; http://stars.library.ucf.edu/facultybib/10469
PMID:
18809538
DOI:
10.3200/jach.57.2.211-220
Author(s):
Ford, Jason A
Publisher(s):
Informa UK Limited
Tags:
Medicine; athletics; college students; nonmedical prescription drug use; 4 HARVARD-SCHOOL; NATIONAL-SURVEY; BINGE DRINKING; UNITED-STATES; SUBSTANCE USE; ILLICIT USE; ALCOHOL-USE; INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETE; SEXUAL-BEHAVIOR; YOUNG-ADULTS; Education & Educational Research; Public; Environmental & Occupational; Health
article description
Given the substantial increase in nonmedical prescription drug use in recent years and a lack of research on the topic, the author analyzed data on nonmedical prescription drug use among college students.