Université de Neuchâtel

Trajectories of drug use among French young people: Prototypical stages of involvement in illicit drug use

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Spilka, Stanislas ; Studer, Joseph ; Iglesias, Katia ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Journal of Substance Use, 2016, p. 1-6

Aims: This study investigated patterns and trajectories of substance use, with a special focus on illicit drugs other than cannabis. It examined both patterns and trajectories of use among a general population-based sample. Methods: We used data from the 2011 French ESCAPAD survey of French 17-year-olds to assess exposure and age of initiation of 14 licit and illicit drugs...