Prevalence and predictive factors of psychoactive and hallucinogenic substance abuse among college students

barati, majid (2011) Prevalence and predictive factors of psychoactive and hallucinogenic substance abuse among college students. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 13 (52). pp. 83-374.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and predictive factors of psychoactive and hallucinogenic substance abuse among college students in Hamadan. Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross sectional study was carried out on 400 college students of Hamadan recruited through a stratified sampling method. Participants completed a self-administered questionnaire. Data analysis was done with the SPSS software (version 13), using Ï�2 tests and logistic regression methods. Results: Lifetime prevalence of methamphetamine, ecstasy and LSD use were 18, 8.5 and 4.8, respectively. In logistic regression, factors influencing psychoactive substance use were area of residence, drug user friends, and use of other drugs (P<0.05). Conclusion:The high prevalence of psychoactive and hallucinogenic substance abuse which is usually accompanied by use of other drugs necessitates to be addressed by education.  Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 18:53
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 18:53
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4998

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