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Drug addiction in youth

Ernest Harms

Drug addiction in youth

by Ernest Harms

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Published by Pergamon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ernest Harms.
SeriesInternational series of monographs on child psychiatry;vol.3
The Physical Object
Pagination211p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19512287M

Addiction happens when someone compulsively engages in behaviour such as drug taking, gambling, drinking or gaming. Even when bad side effects kick in and people feel like they’re losing control, addicts usually can't stop doing the thing they’re addicted to without help and support. Join the discussion. ReachOut Forums is a supportive. ADVERTISEMENTS: Essay on the Prevention and Control to Drug Addiction! ADVERTISEMENTS: “Prevention is better than cure” is also true here. Tobacco, drugs/alcohol abuse are more during young age and during adolescence. Thus remedial measures should be taken well in time. In this regard the parents and teachers have a special responsibility. ADVERTISEMENTS: The following measures [ ].

Drug addiction is one such serious and disastrous problem that has trapped the young generation of our country rigorously, today if we see the statistics; most of the teenagers in the early age of years have been found to be seriously addicted to the unethical substance abuse or drug addiction and these have been mostly are the college and even school going young students. Teenage drug addiction is one of the most serious substance abuse problems in America. Luckily, early treatment can help prevent a lifetime of drug abuse. Regrettably, many teens consider experimenting with drugs and alcohol to be an important part of growing up, .

Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences. Despite the involvement of a number of psychosocial factors, a biological process—one that is induced by repeated exposure to an addictive stimulus—is the core pathology that drives the development and maintenance of an addiction. Specialty: Psychiatry. Drug abuse and addiction is less about the type or amount of the substance consumed or the frequency of your drug use, and more about the consequences of that drug use. If your drug use is causing problems in your life—at work, school, home, or in your relationships—you likely have a drug abuse or addiction problem.


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