Medical and nonmedical stimulant use among adolescents: from sanctioned to unsanctioned use.


BACKGROUND The past decade has seen a generalized upward trend in the prevalence of adolescent use of substances, including stimulants. The purpose of this article was to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for the medical and nonmedical use of stimulants, and the diversion of prescribed stimulants among adolescent students, and to demonstrate… (More)


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