Cbt and substance abuse treatment research - Affects of drug abuse on the family

Affects Of Drug Abuse On The Family        Drug addiction and abuse not only affects the individual who is the victim but also the family, friends and relatives, and the entire society that revolves around the person.

In fact, in a family where there is drug abuse, the problems of child abuse and neglect are found to be higher since the victim may not be in a mental state to concentrate on child’s emotional needs and even basic needs.More...

 

What Causes Substance Abuse ?

What Causes Substance Abuse

Substance abuse refers to intake of items which are hazardous to health, but it becomes a habit for a person to regularly intake such items. Teens are the most affected by substance abuse. There could be many causes for substance abuse. Some time it is just the company that a teen keeps that may be responsible for his habits. Many times it is just peer pressure which makes teens start substance abuse. Some times there may be emotional reasons such a feeling of not being loved, depression, low self esteem etc because of which teens may indulge in substance abuse.More...

 

Drug Abuse And Prescription Medication

Drug Abuse And Prescription Medication

Prescription drugs, if not used under the supervision of medical experts, can have adverse reactions on the body. Especially, if they are used for non-medical reasons, they result in altering the activity of the brain and can easily cause addiction.More...

 

Parenting Children With Drug Addictions

Parenting Children With Drug Addictions           Parents who do not effectively communicate with their children are more likely to face problems like delinquency, low academic achievement, drug use and mental problems. Since the family is the central unit responsible for the primary socialization of children, efforts should be pursued to prevent children from engaging in risky behavior like drug use. More...

 

Why People Use Alcohol ?

Why People Use Alcohol

Why do people have alcohol? Are most users aware of its drawbacks and are fully conversant that it is bad for the health? What are the reasons that make them behave so? People use alcohol for many different reasons and here are some of the reasons Why People Use Alcohol ?. More...

 

Tobacco Effects On The Nervous System

Tobacco Effects On The Nervous System

Tobacco can have some very drastic effects on the nervous system. When the nicotine present in tobacco enters the blood stream, it can affect the brain in 7 seconds. Nicotine has the same effect on the brain as that of cocaine or amphetamine. More...