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  1. Initiation into drug abuse : the pathway from being offered drugs to trying cannabis and progression to intravenous drug abuse.

    Article - En anglais

    The aim of the study was to analyse the initiation process into illicit drug use focusing on three endpoints which can be seen as stages in the drug career: being offered drugs, using cannabis and using intravenous drugs.

    Questionnaire data were available on 23 482 men, aged 18-20 years, conscripted for military service in 1969-70.

    The association between family background, social conditions, other licit drug use, emotional control and the three endpoints were analysed.

    Although many conscripts tried cannabis, a smaller number continued with intravenous drug abuse.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Epidémiologie, Voie intraveineuse, Initiation, Age apparition, Adulte jeune, Homme, Facteur risque, Cannabinoïde, Suède, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Epidemiology, Intravenous administration, Initiation, Age of onset, Young adult, Human, Risk factor, Cannabinoid, Sweden, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0302317

    Code Inist : 002B18C05. Création : 199406.