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A Comparative Study between Drug Dependent and Non-Dependent Person on A Psycho-Physical Health


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Background: Drug abuse has become a serious social and psychological-health problem, which increased m some form or the other m most of the societies over the world. The reasons for drug abuse are much; these are not only on account of individual self and social differences but also due to other ascertainable factors, like social, economical, physical, mental and cultural status of the individual. Material and Methods: Sample of the study comprised of Drug dependence 150 alcohol abusers and 130 Cannabis-abusers and 280 Non-dependent people based on experimental and control group design. Groups were assessed and evaluated using CAZE, DAST, and CMl. Samples were collected from CllMHANS, Devada Rajnandgoan (C.G). Result: Substance abuse problems are also at increased risk for mental health problems & adverse outcomes. The high risk factor of health problems is more found m substance dependent persons than non-substance dependence Conclusion: These results suggest that high risk factor of health problems is more found m substance dependent persons than non-substance dependence. Also results revealed that many people have medical complication due to substance use, such as respiratory, heart disease and other medical condition.

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Psycho-Physical Health, Starting Age of Addiction, Drug Dependent, Non-Dependent, Health.
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Anuradha Wats
Department of Psychology, Pt. Ravi Shanker Shukla University, Raipur, Rajasthan, India
Prabhawati Shukla
Department of Psychology, Pt. Ravi Shanker Shukla University, Raipur, Rajasthan, India

Abstract


Background: Drug abuse has become a serious social and psychological-health problem, which increased m some form or the other m most of the societies over the world. The reasons for drug abuse are much; these are not only on account of individual self and social differences but also due to other ascertainable factors, like social, economical, physical, mental and cultural status of the individual. Material and Methods: Sample of the study comprised of Drug dependence 150 alcohol abusers and 130 Cannabis-abusers and 280 Non-dependent people based on experimental and control group design. Groups were assessed and evaluated using CAZE, DAST, and CMl. Samples were collected from CllMHANS, Devada Rajnandgoan (C.G). Result: Substance abuse problems are also at increased risk for mental health problems & adverse outcomes. The high risk factor of health problems is more found m substance dependent persons than non-substance dependence Conclusion: These results suggest that high risk factor of health problems is more found m substance dependent persons than non-substance dependence. Also results revealed that many people have medical complication due to substance use, such as respiratory, heart disease and other medical condition.

Keywords


Psycho-Physical Health, Starting Age of Addiction, Drug Dependent, Non-Dependent, Health.