O uso de substâncias psicoativas por estudantes do ensino fundamental e médio: uma revisão sistemática de 1999 a 2009

Flávia Batista Portugal, Marluce Miguel de Siqueira
2012 SMAD Revista Electrónica Salud Mental  
This article aims to verify the prevalence of psychoactive substances (PAS) use among students in Primary and Second Educations in Brazil. We have searched Medline, Lilacs and SciELO databases from 1999 to 2009, using as keywords "Disorder related to substances use"; "Alcoholic beverages"; "Tobacco"; "Illicit drugs"; "students, ""Brazil." In addition, there was a articles research in the references of the selected articles. We have selected 14 articles for analysis. The articles showed high
more » ... alence of lifetime use of licit PAS, alcohol and tobacco, and to a lesser extent, marijuana and inhalants. The analyzed studies show a higher prevalence of licit psychoactive substances use. Therefore, the PAS use by students is worrying, requiring specific approaches for this population.
doi:10.11606/issn.1806-6976.v8i3p155-163 fatcat:ztvv7si5mffqppytoou7hcf7bu