Three Decades of Drug Prevention Research

@article{Cuijpers2003ThreeDO,
  title={Three Decades of Drug Prevention Research},
  author={Pim Cuijpers},
  journal={Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy},
  year={2003},
  volume={10},
  pages={20 - 7}
}
  • P. Cuijpers
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy
Dozens of drug prevention programmes have been developed and examined in the past few decades. These interventions are aimed at tobacco, alcohol or all substances. Prevention programmes have different goals, including the following: increasing knowledge about drugs; reducing the use; delaying the onset of first use; reducing abuse; minimizing the harm caused by the use. Most research has been conducted on school-based drug prevention programmes. School-based drug prevention programmes that used… Expand
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