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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
De La Haye, Winston; Harrison, J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Profile and Pattern of Substance Abuse in Clients treated in an Adolescent Substance Abuse Clinic in a General Hospital in Jamaica [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
53
Issue ID
Suppl. 5
Page(s)
27
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To describe the demographic characteristics and pattern of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use in adolescents presenting to a a substance abuse clinic. Method: The demographic characteristics and pattern of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug abuse of adolescents between the period January 2004 and June 2004, were disaggregated using systematic concurrent chart extractions. Data analysis was done using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), version 11.5.....
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