Non-medical use of methylphenidate among medical students of the University of the Free State

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Jain, Roshini; Chang, Chiech; Koto, Mpho; Geldenhuys, Alden; Nichol, Richard; Joubert, Gina;
(2017)
  • Publisher: South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP)
  • Journal: issn: 1608-9685, eissn: 2078-6786
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v23i0.1006
  • Subject: methylphenidate | non-medical use | RZ400-408 | medical students | Mental healing | Psychiatry | RC435-571 | knowledge
    mesheuropmc: education

Background: Faced with demanding training programmes, medical students may be more prone to use methylphenidate for non-medical purposes in order to improve concentration, alertness and academic performance. Aim: The study aimed to investigate the prevalence of the ... View more
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