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The Prevalence of Substance use and Associated Risk Factors Among University Students in the City of Jahrom, Southern Iran

Seyed Taghi Heydari 1 , Somayeh Izedi 2 , Yaser Sarikhani 3 , * , Navid Kalani 2 , Ali Akbary 4 , Abolfazl Miri 2 , Mojtaba Mahmoodi 1 and Maryam Akbari 1
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1 Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, Jahrom, IR Iran
3 Research Center of Social Determinants of Health, Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, Jahrom, IR Iran
4 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: June 01, 2015, 4 (2); e22381
  • Published Online: June 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 28, 2014
  • Revised: November 24, 2014
  • Accepted: December 16, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.4(2)2015.22381

To Cite: Heydari S T, Izedi S, Sarikhani Y, Kalani N, Akbary A, et al. The Prevalence of Substance use and Associated Risk Factors Among University Students in the City of Jahrom, Southern Iran, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2015 ;4(2):e22381. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.4(2)2015.22381.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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