Illegal college ADHD stimulant distributors: characteristics and potential areas of intervention.

@article{Desantis2013IllegalCA,
  title={Illegal college ADHD stimulant distributors: characteristics and potential areas of intervention.},
  author={Alan Desantis and Kathryn E. Anthony and Elisia Cohen},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2013},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={446-56}
}
This study identifies indicators of college students, with prescriptions to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) stimulants, who are most likely to distribute their medication to nonprescribed peers. 2,313 undergraduate students at a large Southeastern University were surveyed from 2009 to 2011. 5.2% (n = 120) were currently taking a prescribed ADHD stimulant. Analyses revealed that distributors are more likely to (1) take their medication less frequently; (2) misuse their stimulants… CONTINUE READING
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