Self-Medication among High School Adolescentsof Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: MONTEIRO, Cristina (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Student of Advice and Information in Pharmacy Masters, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Oliveira, A. (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
Cruz, A. (Centro de Investigação em Saúde e Ambiente, ESTSP/IPP, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
Background information: Self-medication is a growing phenomenon which occurrence and geographical distribution is related to government policies. The indiscriminate use of drugs represents a population risk and a major public health problem. Adolescence is a phase of new experiences, with some drugs abuse risk, such as psychoactive substances and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.