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Peers But Not Peer Pressure Key To Prescription Drug Abuse

Peers, But Not Peer Pressure, Key To Prescription Drug Abuse Among Young Adults

Amy Patterson Neubart, Purdue News Service Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers — but not peer pressure — according to a Purdue University study. "With the 18-29 age group we may...

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