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A stable home life ensures that adolescents will not be involved in gang activity
Approximately 14% of NCAA Division I athletes use some kind of drug to increase competitive performance
Gang members often use slang to create group loyalty and camaraderie
Men are twice as likely as women to get lung cancer when smoking the same amount of cigarettes over the same period
All drugs used by adolescents require intervention, before casual use becomes drug abuse/addition
The ATLAS program was designed for anabolic abuse prevention and education; its goal is to empower students to make the right decision
Women are expressing less concern about drug use than men
Regarding recent HIV cases, 29% result from intravenous drug use and the sharing of needles
Successful therapy requires improving the environment of the drug-using adolescent
Adolescent patterns of drug abuse almost exactly mirror adult patterns of drug abuse
Families that express love, show tolerance regarding individual differences, and encourage development of self-confidence are least likely to have suicidal members
Anabolic steroids are more often used by nonathletes than athletes
Sociological factors that damage the self-image of the adolescent can often encourage drug use
Alcohol is closely related to almost every type of sexual abuse in which adolescents are victimized
Athletes are more likely than the general population to engage in drug use of all types, mainly because the "rugged" image encourages risk-taking behavior
Because of the maternal and supportive roles women have in society, they are fearful of condemnation for abusing drugs, which causes women to not seek therapy
Pyramiding refers to developing a tolerance to the effect of anabolic steroids; as use increases the effect decreases
Steroid withdrawal symptoms include, excessive energy (when awake), increased appetite, increased sex drive, and strong need for sleep that often consumes 12 hours of a person's day.
Currently, it is estimated there are 4 million Americans using anabolic steroids in order to gain a competitive edge.
There is a high amount of drug dependence in women who have been victims of sexual and physical abuse.
Anabolic steroids are less likely to benefit athletes involved in sports requiring dexterity and agility, such as baseball and tennis.
Alcohol is closely related to almost every type of sexual abuse in which adolescents are victimized.
Drug abuse patterns can influence the outcome of a pregnancy even before a women becomes pregnant.
A negative correlation exists between alcohol use and grades in college, and, as a result, as alcohol consumption increases, grades in college decrease.
Nearly 3 million college students are injured under the influence of alcohol
Studies have shown that athletes are less likely than non-althletes to use drugs of abuse such as marijuana, alcohol, barbiturates, cocaine, and hallucinogens
Array is defined as the use of other drugs while taking anabolic steroids to avoid possible side effects
Women comprise 50% of all alcoholics in America
Twenty to 36% of suicide victims either have a history of alcohol abuse or were drinking shortly before their suicide
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What is the mechanism of phenylephrine?
What abnormalities can quinolones cause in young/growing animals?
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