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Prescription Drugs: Misuse, Abuse, and Addiction (Press Conference)

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Air date: Tuesday, April 10, 2001, 10:00:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
Views: Total views: 14 * This only includes stats from October 2011 and forward.
Category: Conferences
Runtime: 00:55:48
Description: An estimated 4 million people 12 years or older used controlled sedatives, stimulants, or opiates for non-medical reasons in 1999, with almost half of them reporting that they used prescription drugs non-medically for the first time in the previous year. NIDA’s initiative will seek to increase awareness of this disturbing trend in the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs and to promote additional research on this topic.
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NLM Title: Prescription drugs : misuse, abuse, and addiction (press conference) [electronic resource] / the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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Abstract: (CIT): An estimated 4 million people 12 years or older used controlled sedatives, stimulants, or opiates for non-medical reasons in 1999, with almost half of them reporting that they used prescription drugs non-medically for the first time in the previous year. NIDA's initiative will seek to increase awareness of this disturbing trend in the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs and to promote additional research on this topic.
Subjects: Behavior, Addictive
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Substance-Related Disorders
Publication Types: Lectures
Webcasts
Rights: This is a work of the United States Government. No copyright exists on this material. It may be disseminated freely.
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NLM Classification: WM 270
NLM ID: 101267317
CIT Live ID: 716
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?9909