Use of drugs in Argentina: A worrying issue

  title={Use of drugs in Argentina: A worrying issue},
  author={Enrique M. RodrAA­guez},
In Argentina, the use of drugs has markedly increased since the beginning of the new millennium. For instance, during the period 2007-2009, the consumption of psychotropic drugs was well above world average, Argentina appearing as the second American country, just behind the USA. A peak in the use of antidepressants was noted in 2001, in correlation with the economic crisis installed in the country. Present data indicate that 18% of the population between 12 and 65 years old consume… 
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