Gustavus Adolphus College: ADHD Medication & Addiction Survey

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

New York, NY – When it comes to the use of ADHD medication without a prescription, roughly three quarters (73%) of all students surveyed believe that college administrators, faculty, and other campus employees are aware that students are doing this to help them study. For full results, please download the report on the right side of the page.

These are the findings from an Ipsos poll conducted from September 2 -10, 2015 on behalf of Gustavus Adolphus College. For the survey, a sample of 500 adults ages 18 – 24 who are currently enrolled in college was interviewed online, to better gauge the attitudes and behaviors around the use of non-prescription ADHD medications within the academic sphere, in advance of the Nobel Conference in October. For full methodology, please see the report on the right side of the page.

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Gustavus Adolphus College: ADHD Medication & Addiction Survey

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North America