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Cognitive Test Anxiety and Cognitive Enhancement: The Influence of Students' Worries on Their Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs.
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PMID:  23302063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This online panel study (n(t)(1) = 5,882; n(t)(2) = 3,486 (randomly selected)) used multiple metrics to assess the prevalence of the nonmedical use of prescription medication for enhancing cognitive performance among German university students in 2010. Rare events logistic regression revealed that increased cognitive test anxiety increased the prevalence of medication use over various time windows. Negative binomial regression models showed that the higher the cognitive test anxiety, the higher the use frequencies were during the previous six months. The models controlled for expected side effects, risk attitudes, self-attributed competencies, prior medication use, sex, and age. We also discuss the study's implications.
Authors:
Sebastian Sattler; Constantin Wiegel
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Substance use & misuse     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2491     ISO Abbreviation:  Subst Use Misuse     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602153     Medline TA:  Subst Use Misuse     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Universitaetsstrasse , Bielefeld , Germany.
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