• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 8, Pages: 1000-1004

Original Article

The prevention of drug abuse, methods, challenges and researches


Drug use is one of the most dangerous problems of human societies in the modern era, which, in addition to numerous health problems, put also the cultural-social foundations at risk, and unfortunately, the youth are the most vulnerable age group for drug abuse. Nowadays, the emphasis is to cooperatively and coordinately prevent drug addiction and because this principle is superior to drug abuse treatment, there have been numerous training methods for preventing drug abuse for different age periods. The present study is aimed to review these methods and also the causes of drug abuse and the researches done in this field.
Keywords: Drug abuse, psychology, addiction 


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