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Robust resilience and substantial interest: a survey of pharmacological cognitive enhancement among university students in the UK and Ireland.

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Use of 'smart drugs' among UK students is described in frequent media reports as a rapidly increasing phenomenon. This article reports findings from the first large-scale survey of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) among students in the UK and Ireland. Conducted from February to September 2012, a survey of a convenience sample of 877 students measured PCE prevalence, attitudes, sources, purposes and ethics. Descriptive and logistic regression statistical methods were used to analyse...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0105969

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
10
Pages:
e105969
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:0fc9f395-9587-4a51-a53b-a106cedaf7f0
Source identifiers:
515855
Local pid:
pubs:515855
Language:
English

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