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Illicit drug use among gym-goers: A cross-sectional study of gym-goers in Sweden

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The use of anabolic-androgenic steroids has increased among gym-goers, and it has been proposed that this may be part of a polysubstance use pattern that includes the use of illicit drugs. Still, epidemiological data on illicit drug use among gym-goers of both genders are meager. The aim of the present study was thus to examine the use of illicit drugs and its correlates in a large sample of men and women who engaged in weight training at gyms across Sweden.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40798-017-0098-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5663-2010
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Publisher:
Springer Open Publisher's website
Journal:
Sports Medicine - Open Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
31
Publication date:
2017-08-29
Acceptance date:
2017-08-11
DOI:
EISSN:
2198-9761
ISSN:
2199-1170
Pubs id:
pubs:724731
URN:
uri:ca2ba6e5-b730-4f4d-8a16-68eed6a8eda2
UUID:
uuid:ca2ba6e5-b730-4f4d-8a16-68eed6a8eda2
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pubs:724731

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