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Author (up) Mangerud, W.L.; Bjerkeset, O.; Holmen, T.L.; Lydersen, S.; Indredavik, M.S. url  doi
  Title Smoking, alcohol consumption, and drug use among adolescents with psychiatric disorders compared with a population based sample Type Journal Article
  Year 2014 Publication Journal of Adolescence Abbreviated Journal J Adolesc  
  Volume 37 Issue 7 Pages 1189-1199  
  Keywords Young-HUNT; HUNT3; Adolescent; Alcohol; Drug use; Mental disorders; Smoking; Substance use  
  Abstract This study investigated frequencies of smoking, alcohol use, and illicit drug use by diagnostic category in 566 adolescent psychiatric patients, comparing this sample with 8173 adolescents from the general population in Norway who completed the Young-HUNT 3 survey. Frequencies of current alcohol use were high in both samples but were lower among psychiatric patients. Compared with adolescents in the general population, adolescents in the clinical sample had a higher prevalence of current smoking and over four times higher odds of having tried illicit drugs. In the clinical sample, those with mood disorders reported the highest frequencies of smoking, alcohol use, and illicit drug use, whereas those with autism spectrum disorders reported the lowest frequencies. Our results show an increased prevalence of risky health behaviors among adolescents with psychiatric disorders compared with the general population. The awareness of disorder-specific patterns of smoking and substance use may guide preventive measures.  
  Address Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Pb 8905, MTFS, 7491 Trondheim, Norway; Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St. Olav's University Hospital, 7433 Trondheim, Norway. Electronic address: marit.s.indredavik@ntnu.no  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 0140-1971 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:25190498 Approved no  
  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ Serial 1653  
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