Psychological Aspects of Substance Abuse Term Paper by Annette

Psychological Aspects of Substance Abuse
This paper examines the psychological damage and aspects of drug and alcohol abuse.
# 3969 | 1,380 words | 13 sources | 2001 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Psychology (Behaviorism) , Psychology (Disorders) , Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs)


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Description:

This paper analyzes and examines substance abuse and substance dependence. In Part II, characteristics of substance abuse and substance dependence are addressed. Part III examines the psychiatric aspects of substance abuse. Finally, this paper concludes with a way to improve the awareness and treatment of psychiatric disorders and substance abuse.

From the paper:

"Substance abuse greatly impacts many, if not all, aspects of an individual's life and is typically linked to behavioral, economic, educational, legal, medical, psychological, public health, and social problems. In the past 10-15 years, attention has been increasingly focused on the correlation between psychiatric disorders and substance abuse. Numerous researchers have discovered a strong contemporaneous relationship between psychiatric disorders and substance abuse in both clinical and general population samples of adolescents and adults."

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