Factors Associated with Cannabis Addiction Among Adolescence in Pakistan

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/201697
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Factors Associated with Cannabis Addiction Among Adolescence in Pakistan
Abstract:
(41st Biennial Convention) The most common worldwide illegal drugs that cause addiction among adolescent is cannabis (Grinspoon & Bakalar, 1993). cannabis use in adolescent lead to  social offense, excessive utilization of health care services, family dysfunction and mental disorder( Swadi, 1999; Rehman & Farooq, 2007)   Study objective  To identify the factors associated with cannabis addiction among adolescence in Pakistan by using model of Social Development Theory Method Systematic review of published literature from year 2001 to 2009 from science direct was done. A total number of 25 articles were reviewed from international and national journal. Results In SDM model risk factors have been identified in the domains of community, family, school, and peer group, and within individuals Literature indicated that Individual – peer risk factor include, male gender, early age of first use, genetic vulnerability,  poor coping, lack of self esteem, psychiatric disorder such as ADHD, conduct, anxiety disorder and depression and personality disorder, misconception about cannabis use, use drug to avoid with drawl symptoms, unemployment,  peer use of substance. Family factors include inadequate parenting  support, parent psychological  problems including anxiety and depression, harsh and inconsistent behavior, excessive pocket money , parental divorce, lack of closeness and absence of communication family history of substance abuse, family conflict. School factors include academic failure, poor quality of school, early school dropout .Community factor include easily availability of drug, cheapest drug, tradition encouraging towards drug use, unstable political situation. Conclusion Adolescent stage is vulnerable period for psychoactive substance use.. Therefore, clients and their family need to be educated about the risk factors, impact, adverse effects of cannabis abuse among adolescents.     
Keywords:
risk factors; protective factors; addiction
Repository Posting Date:
11-Jan-2012
Date of Publication:
4-Jan-2012
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleFactors Associated with Cannabis Addiction Among Adolescence in Pakistanen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/201697-
dc.description.abstract(41st Biennial Convention) The most common worldwide illegal drugs that cause addiction among adolescent is cannabis (Grinspoon & Bakalar, 1993). cannabis use in adolescent lead to  social offense, excessive utilization of health care services, family dysfunction and mental disorder( Swadi, 1999; Rehman & Farooq, 2007)   Study objective  To identify the factors associated with cannabis addiction among adolescence in Pakistan by using model of Social Development Theory Method Systematic review of published literature from year 2001 to 2009 from science direct was done. A total number of 25 articles were reviewed from international and national journal. Results In SDM model risk factors have been identified in the domains of community, family, school, and peer group, and within individuals Literature indicated that Individual – peer risk factor include, male gender, early age of first use, genetic vulnerability,  poor coping, lack of self esteem, psychiatric disorder such as ADHD, conduct, anxiety disorder and depression and personality disorder, misconception about cannabis use, use drug to avoid with drawl symptoms, unemployment,  peer use of substance. Family factors include inadequate parenting  support, parent psychological  problems including anxiety and depression, harsh and inconsistent behavior, excessive pocket money , parental divorce, lack of closeness and absence of communication family history of substance abuse, family conflict. School factors include academic failure, poor quality of school, early school dropout .Community factor include easily availability of drug, cheapest drug, tradition encouraging towards drug use, unstable political situation. Conclusion Adolescent stage is vulnerable period for psychoactive substance use.. Therefore, clients and their family need to be educated about the risk factors, impact, adverse effects of cannabis abuse among adolescents.     en_GB
dc.subjectrisk factorsen_GB
dc.subjectprotective factorsen_GB
dc.subjectaddictionen_GB
dc.date.available2012-01-11T10:47:54Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-04en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-11T10:47:54Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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