Ne’Eman-Haviv V1, Bonny-Noach H1,2.Author information1a Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities , Ariel University , Ariel , Israel.2b Board Member, Israeli Society of Addiction Medicine (ILSAM).Abstract

This research investigates associations between cognitive test anxiety (CTA) and use of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and medical and non-medical prescription stimulants (MNPS) among undergraduate students in Israel. A structured, self-report, anonymous questionnaire was distributed to 814 undergraduate students in Israel. According to the test anxiety questionnaire, 16.6% of participants were found to experience CTA. CTA was higher among users of MNPS than among students who did not use MNPS. Students with CTA were 2.21 times more likely to engage in use of MNPS than students who did not have CTA (OR 2.21, 95% CI: 1.50-3.26; P

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Cognitive test anxiety; Israel; Ritalin; non-prescription stimulants; substance use; undergraduate students

PMID: 30657440 DOI: 10.1080/02791072.2018.1564090 ShareLinkOut – more resourcesFull Text SourcesTaylor & Francis Supplemental Content —

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