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Les usages de drogues des adolescents et des jeunes adultes entre 2000 et 2005

Abstract : Introduction – Epidemiological monitoring of drug use among adolescents or young adults is a major concern for public policy makers. This article presents the last published results of the French general population surveys, and the trends in the last decade. Methods – Two school surveys among 11, 13 and 15 years old, one specific survey among 17 years old adolescents, and one general population survey among adults (analysis is restricted to people aged 18-25). Results – Levels of psychoactive substances use increase rapidly with age during adolescence. But results vary from one substance to another. Since 2000, tobacco use is decreasing as well as alcohol consumption among young adults. Alcohol use frequency seemed stable among 17 years old between 2003 and 2005, but drunkenness was more common. Frequency of lifetime or occasional use of cannabis has been stable since 2000. Among 17 years old, the proportion of regular users of cannabis has been stable between 2000 and 2005. Finally, levels of lifetime prevalence of ecstasy and cocaine increased during 2000 and 2005, and the levels of other illicit substances are stable.
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S Legleye, O Le Nézet, S Spilka, François Beck. Les usages de drogues des adolescents et des jeunes adultes entre 2000 et 2005. Bulletin Epidémiologique Hebdomadaire - BEH, 2008, 13, pp.89-92. ⟨hal-03480106⟩



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