Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among college students: associations with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and polydrug use.

@article{Arria2008NonmedicalUO,
  title={Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among college students: associations with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and polydrug use.},
  author={Amelia M Arria and Kimberly M. Caldeira and Kevin E. O'grady and Kathryn Vincent and Erin Phinney Johnson and Eric D. Wish},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          156-69
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To define, among a sample of college students, the nature and extent of nonmedical use of prescription stimulants (NPS), including both overuse and use of someone else's drug, for attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); to characterize NPS among individuals not medically using a prescription stimulant for ADHD; and to determine whether NPS and overuse of a medically prescribed stimulant for ADHD were independently associated with an increased risk of other illicit drug… CONTINUE READING

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