The non-medical use of anabolic-androgenic steroids: the challenges faced by the AOD and medical fields
There is increasing interest in the non-medical use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), with some suggesting we are facing a ‘looming public health problem’. The use of these and other performance and image enhancing substances pose some unique challenges for the AOD and medical fields.
This webinar will:
- Provide an overview of the types of substances people use;
- Outline the purposes for use and the contexts within which they are used;
- Present the short- and long-term effects experienced; and
- Consider how the medical community can engage this group.