TITLE

Recent findings from the Ontario Student Drug Use Survey

AUTHOR(S)
Adlaf, Edward M.; Ivis, Frank J.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/08/98, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents results of the Ontario Student Drug Use Survey conducted in 1995 and 1997. Sponsor of the survey; Results compared with those from the early 1990s; Methods; Use of most kinds of drugs stable or in decline; Increase in use of hallucinogens; Need to avoid complacency in this area of public health.
ACCESSION #
1095286

 

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