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tranquillizer

, tranquilliser (US), tranquilizer
a drug that calms a person without affecting clarity of consciousness
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Higher use of tranquillizers by females has been attributed to more frequent use of medical services and higher symptoms.
Descriptive statistics reveal that 13% of the sampled students had consumed tranquillizers at least once: 6% only with medical prescription, 4% only without medical prescription, and 3% both with and without medical prescription.
j] being the dependent variable that takes the value 0 if the individual has not consumed tranquillizers (1), 1 if the individual has consumed tranquillizers only with medical prescription, 2 if the individual has consumed tranquillizers only without medical prescription, and 3 if the individual has consumed tranquillizers both with and without medical prescription:
Regarding parents' drug consumption, 3% of the students' parents consumed tranquillizers, 35% smoked, and less than 1% drank alcoholic beverages.
Our results also confirm that the older the adolescents are, the greater is their tendency to have experimented with tranquillizers.
If the fathers have completed primary school or less, the students are less likely to demand medically prescribed tranquillizers than those students whose fathers have college degrees.
If the father consumes tranquillizers, their children's probabilities of consuming tranquillizers without prescription increases to 52%, 44% for the case of tranquillizer use with and without prescription and 6% in case of tranquillizers with prescription (56%, 40%, and 7% if the one who consumes tranquillizers is the mother).
The first result we would like to highlight is that female students have higher tendencies to consume tranquillizers with and without medical prescription.
Constructive evidence is related to the positive effects on prevention of smoking and drinking, and the use of other substances such as cannabis, tranquillizers and amphetamines (Botvin et al.
Brunet with nine additional tranquillizers of the same brand, police said.