2017
DOI: 10.1590/1414-462x201700040091
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Abstract: Objective Investigate the use of psychoactive substances at least once in life among students at the beginning and end of their courses and determine the associated factors. Methods A cross-sectional study conducted with a representative sample of 398 students in public university. The students answered a questionnaire validated for the evaluation of drug use and socio-demographic data. Poisson regression analysis was performed. Results A total of 56.3% and 13.3% of the students had used both legal and il… Show more

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“…The curiosity, peer pressure, coping with negative emotions, sensation-seeking behavior and showing off are few motives and explanation why young group likes psychoactive substances 22 . In Nepal western region study, more than fifty percent of the young people started psychoactive substances drugs prior to the age of twenty-years 23 . Merikangas et research about substance use disorders epidemiology also reveals that illicit drug use disorders and alcohol are most common in early adulthood and late adolescence 24 .…”
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“…Apesar das questões de ordem financeira serem fundamentais, vários fatores podem influenciar na permanência do estudante no ambiente universitário, sendo relevante observar outros condicionantes capazes de interferir no processo de formação acadêmica. Ademais, estudos vêm evidenciando que os jovens universitários se encontram mais doentes, apontando a influência do ambiente universitário como fator predominante para esse adoecimento (BASTOS et al, 2019;DANTAS et al, 2017;MONTEIRO et al, 2019).…”
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