Trajectories of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Misuse

Summary

This project used multiple cohorts of nationally representative longitudinal data to assess the individual patterns and trajectories of medical and nonmedical use of four classes of prescription medications (i.e., opioids, sedatives, stimulants, tranquilizers) from adolescence to adulthood and the development of substance use disorders (SUDs) and other long-term adverse consequences in adulthood.

Status: Completed
Funding: National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA)
Category: Research