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Indian J Psychiatry. 2002 Oct-Dec; 44(4): 353–355.
PMCID: PMC2955306

CHANGING PATTERN OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING DE-ADDICTION CENTRE AT FARIDKOT

Abstract

Prevalence and patten of drug abuse among patients attending deaddiction centre of GGS Medical College and Hospital Faridkot in the year 1994 were analysed and compared with pattern of drug abuse among the patients attending the same centre in 1998 It was observed that there was an increase in the patients using the drugs available over the counter with chemists. It was also found that there was a decrease in the number of patients using raw opium in the year 1998 as compared to the year 1994.

Keywords: Abuse pattern, opium, over the counter

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