University student perceptions about the motives for and consequences of nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD).

@article{Parks2017UniversitySP,
  title={University student perceptions about the motives for and consequences of nonmedical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD).},
  author={Kathleen A. Parks and Kristine Levonyan-Radloff and Sarahmona M. Przybyla and Sherri A. Darrow and Mark Muraven and Amy L Hequembourg},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  year={2017},
  volume={65 7},
  pages={
          457-465
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the current study was to increase qualitative understanding of student motives for and consequences associated with nonmedical use of prescription drugs. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-one students participated in eight focus groups between April and November 2013. METHODS Students described prescription drugs commonly used for nonmedical reasons, as well as the motives for and consequences associated with their use. Data were analyzed using thematic content analysis. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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