Adolescent steroid use.
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Adolescent steroid use. by United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General.

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Teenagers -- United States -- Substance use.,
  • Anabolic steroids.,
  • Doping in sports -- United States.

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Open LibraryOL17674500M

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Steroids and Teenagers. If you listen to the talking heads, when it comes to anabolic steroids you’re probably under the impression steroids and teenagers is the epidemic of the modern era. Almost any time a news report discusses anabolic steroids, it doesn’t matter what the discussion is based upon it will to a degree turn to or at least mention steroids and teenagers almost each and. When the two sides argue, the pro-steroid and anti-steroid camps, often steroids and teenagers are the smoking gun of the anti-crowd. The argument is straightforward; anabolic androgenic steroids are extremely dangerous when used by adolescents. Further, the use of anabolic steroids by athletes sends children the wrong message. of adolescent steroid use than participa-tion in sports. Steroid users report lower self-esteem and greater depressed mood psychological damage from steroid use (Tanner, Miller, & Alongi, ). Risk factors. Although athletes are clearly at risk for steroid use, some ado-lescents who are not involved in sports are also at risk (Field et al.   Background Use of alcohol and other illicit drugs by adolescent male athletes is a significant problem. Participation in sports may encourage use of drugs that enhance athletic performance, especially anabolic steroids (AS). Because, to our knowledge, no other intervention has successfully altered substance abuse by athletes, we developed and assessed the efficacy of a team Cited by:

Adolescent steroid users appear to be at special risk for many of the adverse psychological and physical consequences of steroid use (Nideffer, ; OIG, ). Recent literature clearly shows that adolescent users believe that steroids produce the physical effects they desire, and approximately 86% of those cited in the study of the OIG. The study focused on non-medical steroid use by adolescents according to data obtained from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, professional literature, 30 key informants knowledgeable in steroid issues, and 72 current or former steroid users. The findings indicated: (1) over , adolescents, primarily males, used or have used steroids, and the number is growing; (2) over half the. Background Because adolescent users of anabolic steroids are concerned with increasing muscle size and strength, they may be unique among substance users and unlikely to use other by:   To test the comparative value of strain theory and problem behavior theory as explanations of adolescent anabolic steroid use, this study examined gender-specific relationships among steroid use, physical activity, and other problem behaviors. Based on the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk Behavior Survey, a nationally representative Cited by:

L ast month I wrote an article titled "Steroids The Difference Between Use and Abuse". The emails came poring in, and there was something that really caught my attention as well as my concern. The concern that I am talking about was the overwhelming amount of emails that I received from kids, yes kids asking questions about steroid use and recommended cycles.   Image courtesy DEA. The current scope of teen anabolic steroid use shows continued stability in the numbers since the start of the s. According to the Monitoring the Future Study since , the numbers have remained stable or shown a slight decline in teen use of anabolic steroids except for 12th grade.. The numbers for the study are as follows:Author: Denise Witmer. Nall M, Corbett M, McLoughlin J, Petrosko J, Garcia D, Karibo J. Impact of short-term oral steroid use upon children's school achievement and behavior. Ann Allergy. Sep; 69 (3)– Harris JC, Carel CA, Rosenberg LA, Joshi P, Leventhal by: Use of anabolic-androgenic steroids in adolescence: Winning, looking good or being bad? Article in Journal of studies on alcohol 62(1) February with 69 Reads How we measure 'reads'.