De La Haye, Winston; Harrison, J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Profile and Pattern of Substance Abuse in Clients treated in an Adolescent Substance Abuse Clinic in a General Hospital in Jamaica [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
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.....