Medical and nonmedical users of prescription drugs among college students.

  title={Medical and nonmedical users of prescription drugs among college students.},
  author={Katelyn Rozenbroek and William G. Rothstein},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  volume={59 5},
OBJECTIVES To examine medical and nonmedical users of prescription opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants taken individually and in combination. PARTICIPANTS Undergraduates at an urban mid-Atlantic university with 12,000 students. METHODS A questionnaire administered in classes provided 413 responses, with a usable response rate of 94%. RESULTS Nonmedical users obtained prescription drugs from friends and took them with friends. More nonmedical users than medical… CONTINUE READING

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