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Table 8 Persons who suggested the most recent use of psychotropics among psychotropic users between ages 17 and 18 -- ESCAPAD 2003

From: Psychotropic medication in the French child and adolescent population: prevalence estimation from health insurance data and national self-report survey data

  Doctor Relative Friend Own decision Other situation
girls 51.1% 27.6% 2.9% 17.2% 1.3%
boys 46.3% 30.3% 3.8% 18.2% 1.4%
all 49.7% 28.4% 3.1% 17.5% 1.3%