Inhalant Use Among Schoolchildren in Northeast India: A Preliminary Study

@inproceedings{Akoijam2013InhalantUA,
  title={Inhalant Use Among Schoolchildren in Northeast India: A Preliminary Study},
  author={Brogen Singh Akoijam and M. Nukshisangla Jamir and Ebenezer Phesao and Gojendra Singh Senjam},
  booktitle={Substance abuse : research and treatment},
  year={2013}
}
Inhalant use by children leads to poor performance in school and has been observed to precede substance use later in life. There is paucity of data on inhalant use among school children in India, particularly in the Northeast region of the country. We determined the prevalence and documented inhalant use characteristics among schoolchildren in the Northeast region of India. This cross sectional study was conducted in six states in the Northeast region of India. Schoolchildren between eighth and… CONTINUE READING

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