Medicine-taking behaviour and drug-related problems in adolescents of a Swedish high school

  title={Medicine-taking behaviour and drug-related problems in adolescents of a Swedish high school},
  author={Michael Westerlund and Jan-Olof Br{\aa}nstad and Tommy Westerlund},
  journal={Pharmacy World & Science},
Objectives To examine (1) which over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drugs adolescents most frequently use and for which ailments or diseases, and (2) which DRPs adolescents have experienced, as well as if and by whom these problems were resolved. Setting A high school in Helsingborg, Sweden. Methods A self-completion questionnaire was designed and used in students with a median age of 17 in late 2005 and early 2006. To enable students to identify DRPs they may have experienced, the… CONTINUE READING
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