Multisubstance Use as a Feature of Addiction to Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids

  title={Multisubstance Use as a Feature of Addiction to Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids},
  author={K. O. Sk{\aa}rberg and Fred Nyberg and Ingemar Engstrom},
  journal={European Addiction Research},
  pages={99 - 106}
The aim of this study was to explore and describe total drug use among anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) users and the reasons given for the use of these drugs. [] Key Method The study was based on semi-structured interviews and questionnaires involving 32 patients who were attending an addiction centre in Orebro, Sweden, for AAS use. The results indicated that a history of polysubstance use among the patients was frequent. Over half were using drugs of abuse and also taking various other pharmaceuticals…

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