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Cantú MPC, Rojas MJM, Moreno GD
Percepción de la farmacodependencia por estudiantes Adolescentes de educación secundaria en guadalupe, N.L. (México).
Rev Salud Publica Nutr 2002; 3 (2)

Language: Español
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The adiction represents today in day a socioeconomic dilemma and of health, and whose sequels are determined by the class of used substances, the quantity, the assiduity, the use term, the access for its administration and the sex, as well as the economic capacity to acquire them. The present investigation seeks to approach the perception of the adiction in school adolescents of basic half education of six high schools of the municipality of Guadalupe (N.L.; Mexico) that are integrated at the first level of attention in health. It take a sample for 188 adolescents' convenience. It prevails in the population study reason, a propensity to acquire information on drugs, so much stops themselves as for the other ones; an increment in the knowledge on the effects of the drugs and their social consequences, in the one that demonstrate to recognize as the most vulnerable group to the youths, joined that of the children; they appreciate that it is incurred in use of the drugs to have personal problems that are consequence, among other aspects for a bad relationship with the parents and the use of the same ones for partners and friends, and they estimate that the distinctive feature of who it can fall in the adiction is that person that becomes obstinate in the alcoholic drink and it is lazy.

Key words: adolescents, drugs, Mexico.

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