Medication and Self-Deterioration: Self-Medication and its Impacts on University Students
Asian Journal of Empirical Research
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This study investigates into various medicines, which are commonly used without consulting medical experts and their physiological and psychological complications on the users. In a cross-sectional study; the researchers selected four (04) universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan through convenience sampling using survey through questionnaire from the students of social sciences. Descriptive approach is adapted with the help of SPSS for analysis in the form of percentage while the chi-square along-with correlation is applied for testing the assumptions. The study explores that a number of drugs are constantly used without prescription that adversely affect the users’ physiology and psychology. In order to overcome its adverse effects; proper health education and mass media can play a pivotal role.
Daraz, U.; Naz, K.; Mujtaba, Bahaudin; Khan, W.; Mughal, I.; and Salman, M., "Medication and Self-Deterioration: Self-Medication and its Impacts on University Students" (2013). HCBE Faculty Articles. 212.