Comparing the differences in health of body, mental and spirit among Schedule I and II controlled drugs users with Schedule III and IV controlled drugs users

Hui-Man Huang, Ann Long, Fan-Ko Sun, Chu-Yun Lu, Yu-Chun Yao


Objective: To compare the differences in physical, mental, and spiritual health among Schedule I and II with III and IV controlled drugs users.
Methods: A cross-sectional comparison design was used. A convenience sample of 479 drugs users was recruited in Taiwan.
Results: The results showed that Schedule I and II drug-users had less perceptions of their overall body-mental-spirit health than Schedule III and IV drug-users (52.72 vs. 55.40, t = -3.00, p < .01).
Conclusions: The health professionals could design drug rehabilitation programs for all Schedules of drug-users, especially for Schedule I and II drug-users.

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Clinical Nursing Studies
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