HLTH 3 - Substance Abuse Awareness

Library, Online, and Community Resources for Substance Abuse Awareness

Combine search words

"doping in sports" AND steroids

 pregnan* AND "drug abuse"

(teen* or adolescen* or "young adult*") AND (smok* or cigarette* or tobacco or vap* or E-cigarrette*)

marijuana AND (law or legislation or "drug legalization" or "narcotic law*")

addiction AND biolog* AND (cause* or etiolog*)

addict* AND (treatment* or therap*)

(substance abuse" and addict*) AND treatment* AND (recover* or recidiv*)

Opioid* AND community AND respon* AND treatment*

Improving your search

1. Define your research question.

What are the causes of addiction to smoking among teenagers?

2. Identify the main keywords. 

  1. teenagers
  2. addiction
  3. smoking

3. Pick synonyms for each keyword.

Keyword 1 

teenagers                     

adolescents        

young adults       

Keyword 2    

addiction

substance abuse 

dependency

Keyword 3 

smoking

tobacco

cigarettes

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The Debate Over the Efficacy of 12-Step Programs

Vaping cannabis (marijuana)

Cosmetic Surgery Addiction

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