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Over-the-counter analgesics use is associated with pain and psychological distress among adolescents: a mixed effects approach in cross-sectional survey data from Norway

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Over-the-counter analgesics (OTCA) such as Paracetamol and Ibuprofen are frequently used by adolescents, and the route of administration and access at home allows unsupervised use. Psychological distress and pain occur simultaneously and are more common among females than among males. There is a dynamic interplay between on-label pain indications and psychological distress, and frequent OTCA use or misuse can exacerbate symptoms. No studies have to date provide... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-021-12054-3

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0000-0002-5611-4635
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
21
Article number:
2030
Publication date:
2021-11-06
Acceptance date:
2021-10-19
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
34742281
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1207892
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pubs:1207892
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2021-12-10

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