Clinical Profile and Psycho-Social Consequences of the People with Alcohol and Opioid Dependence during COVID-19
Keywords:COVID-19, Lockdown, Social, Psychological, consequences.
AbstractBackground: COVID-19 and resulting lockdown both are impacted in different aspect of psychosocial of the human life. Aims: This article aims to study the clinical profile and psycho-social consequences in COVID-19 pandemic on people with alcohol and opioid dependence. Methods: The self-developed semi-structured Questionnaire, for assessing the factors which were problematic situation for patient during lockdown was specially designed for the study. The collected Data was analyzed with the help of SPSS 16 version. Descriptive statistics including mean and standard deviation was used to describe the characteristics of the study. Result and Conclusion: Due to lockdown most of people have lost his earning resource and people with substance abuse leads to relapse and resulting use of multiple substance, that can be cause severe health complications like withdrawal and multiple psychological problems which is directly impacted on whole family, these conditions are making them prone to procure drugs in illegal way.
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