Journal of Drug Abuse Open Access

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Neelam Kaur

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Baba Ghulam Shah University, Jammu, India

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence and Pattern of Substance Abuse among Senior Secondary Schools Students in South Delhi
    Author(s): Jyoti Kukreti*, Gurjyot Kaur, Suchpreet Kaur, NL Gupta and Neelam Kaur

    Introduction: Substances abuse, a major public health problem affects our society on different levels. Substance abuse directly effects adolescents particularly students this will increase physical health problems, dysfunctional social relationships, suicidal tendencies, mental illness and even lower life expectancy in adolescence and the another fact is the age of initiation which is progressively declining In the most serious cases, harmful use of drugs can lead to a cycle in which damaged socioeconomic standing and ability to develop relationships feed substance use. Study was carried out to assess the prevalence and pattern of substance abuse among senior secondary school students in South Delhi. Objectives: To determines the prevalence of substance abuse among senior secondary school students. To assess the pattern o.. View More»

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