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Title: Students' attitudes and practices towards drug and alcohol use at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Authors: Jodati, A.R.
Shakurie, S.K.
Nazari, M.
Raufie, M.B.
Issue Date: 2007
Language: English
Abstract: This questionnaire survey examined attitudes and practices towards alcohol and drug use among male university students living in a dormitory at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran. Of 173 students, about one third [32%] had tried alcohol or drugs at least once in the last 6 months: 16% had tried alcohol, 6% cannabis, 6% opium and 2% heroin. Sixteen students [9%] reported they were abusing alcohol and 16 [9%] other illicit drugs, with 2 using drugs by injection. Many students believed that smoking and drug and alcohol use in the dormitory created disruption and an unpleasant atmosphere
Description: 967-971
Keywords: Alcohol-Related Disorders
Health Surveys
Subject: Substance-Related Disorders
ISSN: 1020-3397
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