publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

The Prevalence Of Some Psychoactive Substances Use Among Secondary School Adolescents In Bosso Local Government Area, Nigeria

Egbuonu, Anthony C.C.; Egbuonu, Onyinye N.C.; Samuel, Effiong S.;
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  • Published: 04 Nov 2015
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The prevalence of some psychoactive substances use was investigated among secondary school adolescents in Bosso Local Government Area, Niger State, Nigeria by descriptive cross-sectional survey design. Data from self-administered Psychoactive Substance Abuse Questionnaire (PSAQ) were analysed, using appropriate statistics. Amongst one thousand seven hundred and nineteen (1719) valid (of the one thousand eight hundred and twenty, 1820) respondents responses, their use for coffee (1028 or 59.8%) and kola nuts (957 or 55.7%) were highly accepted while that for petrol (568 or 33.0%) was moderately accepted. Their substance use response for cigarette (462 or 26.9%) f...
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free text keywords: psychoactive substances-induced toxicity, secondary school adolescents, gateway, coffee, kola nuts
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