International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

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Crosswise Model to Assess Sensitive Issues: A Study on Prevalence of Drug Abuse Among University Students of Iran

Ahmad Khosravi 1 , * , Seyed Abbas Mousavi 2 , Reza Chaman 3 , Faride Khosravi 4 , Mohammad Amiri 5 and Mansour Shamsipour 6
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1 Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
2 Golestan Research Center of Psychiatry, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
3 Department of Social Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, IR Iran
4 Department of Biostatics, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
5 School of Public Health, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
6 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: June 2015, 4 (2); e59728
  • Published Online: June 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 7, 2014
  • Revised: December 18, 2014
  • Accepted: December 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.24388v2

To Cite: Khosravi A, Mousavi S A, Chaman R, Khosravi F, Amiri M, et al. Crosswise Model to Assess Sensitive Issues: A Study on Prevalence of Drug Abuse Among University Students of Iran, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2015 ;4(2):e59728. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.24388v2 .

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