Thursday, June 21, 2012

More Mental Health Woes in College Kids Who Abuse Prescription Drugs

HealthDay News, June 19, 2012

"Prescription drug abuse among American college students is linked to depression and suicidal thoughts, a new study finds.
Researchers analyzed data from more than 26,000 college students at 40 campuses who took part in the 2008 American College Health Association National College Assessment survey.
As part of the survey, the students were asked about their nonmedical use of prescription drugs such as painkillers, stimulants, sedatives and antidepressants, and about their mental health symptoms over the past year." Read More

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