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Drug use among Teenagers and Young Adults in Bhutan

Wangdi, Kinley; Jamtsho, Tshering


Background: Use, possession, and illegal transactions of controlled substances have increased in recent years in Bhutan. This study aimed to determine the national prevalence of ever drug use and identify its associated factors amongst teenagers and young adults. Methods: This study was conducted using data from the National Health Survey 2012 of Bhutan. The outcome variable of interest was ever drug use in teenagers and young adults. The questionnaire was developed following the WHO STEPwise...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
DOI: 10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_348_19
Access Rights: Open Access


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