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Major Causes of Drug Abuse From the Viewpoint of Addicted Persons Referred to Addiction Treatment Centers of Tabriz City, Iran

Mahnaz Pourallahvirdi 1 , Farzad Rahmani 2 , * , Fatemeh Ranjbar 2 , Haniyeh Ebrahimi Bakhtavar 2 and Arezu Ettehadi 3
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, IR Iran
2 Research Center of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
3 Emergency Medicine Research Team, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Neuroscience: July 01, 2016, 3 (3); e37653
  • Published Online: June 8, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 6, 2016
  • Accepted: March 12, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.37653

To Cite: Pourallahvirdi M, Rahmani F, Ranjbar F, Ebrahimi Bakhtavar H, Ettehadi A. Major Causes of Drug Abuse From the Viewpoint of Addicted Persons Referred to Addiction Treatment Centers of Tabriz City, Iran, Arch Neurosci. 2016 ; 3(3):e37653. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.37653.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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