Reasons for Initiation of Areca Nut and Related Products in Patients with Oral Submucous Fibrosis within an Endemic Area in Gujarat, India

@article{More2020ReasonsFI,
  title={Reasons for Initiation of Areca Nut and Related Products in Patients with Oral Submucous Fibrosis within an Endemic Area in Gujarat, India},
  author={Chandramani B More and N. Rao and S. More and N. Johnson},
  journal={Substance Use & Misuse},
  year={2020},
  volume={55},
  pages={1413 - 1421}
}
  • Chandramani B More, N. Rao, +1 author N. Johnson
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • Substance Use & Misuse
  • Abstract Background: While the patterns of consumption of areca nut and its by-products (ANBP) vary across South Asia and the rest of the world, all users share the probable severe outcome of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), and this is well reported. The role of psychosocial drivers of habit initiation and addiction is reported less. Objective: To reveal the burden of ANBP abuse, exploring the psychosocial relationship between sex, age at first exposure (AFE), the reason for initiation (RFI… CONTINUE READING
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