Pattern of psychoactive substance use among university students in South-Western Nigeria

@inproceedings{Babalola2013PatternOP,
  title={Pattern of psychoactive substance use among university students in South-Western Nigeria},
  author={Emmanuel Olatunde Babalola and Adegboyega Ogunwale and Akin Akinhanmi},
  year={2013}
}
Psychoactive substance use is a major public health issue globally. Studies worldwide suggest that the prevalence of substance use among undergraduates may be on the rise. This study aimed at determining the prevalence, pattern and associated factors of substance use among students in a university in Southwestern Nigeria. The WHO Student Drug Use questionnaire was used to assess for drug use among final year students, while psychological distress was evaluated with GHQ 12. Lifetime prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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