Asociación entre victimización por bullying y consumo de sustancias entre la población universitaria de España

  1. Francisco Caravaca Sánchez 1
  2. Javier Navarro.Zaragoza 1
  3. Aurelio Luna Ruiz-Cabello 1
  4. María Falcón Romero 1
  5. Aurelio Luna Maldonado 1
  1. 1 Departamento de Ciencias Sociosanitarias, Universidad de Murcia
Adicciones: Revista de socidrogalcohol

ISSN: 0214-4840

Year of publication: 2017

Volume: 29

Issue: 1

Pages: 22-32

Type: Article

DOI: 10.20882/ADICCIONES.896 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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The purpose of this study is to analyze the prevalence and association between victimization and substance use among the university population in the southeast of Spain in a sample of 543 randomly selected college students (405 females and 138 males with an average age of 22.6 years). As a cross-sectional study, data was collected through an anonymous survey to assess victimization and drug use over the last 12 months. Results indicated that 62.2% of college students reported bullying victimization and 82.9% consumed some type of psychoactive substance, and found a statistically significant association between both variables measured. Additionally, logistic regression analysis confirmed the association between psychoactive substance use and different types of victimization. Our findings confirm the need for prevention to prevent this relation between victimization and substance use.

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