Drug Addiction: A Menace to the Future of Kashmir
Keywords:Drug Abuse, Awareness, Problems, Kashmir
AbstractThe nuisance of drug abuse amid natives in Kashmir has developed into a fundamental communal depravity as well as swagger a large confront to public health as well as turn out to be a subject of great apprehension in the present scenario of the society. Kashmir has been from side to side three decades of violence, resulting in an outbreak of psychosocial turmoil among its inhabitants. A number of psychiatric tribulations have emerged like Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The conflict-ridden valley has also seen a remarkable augment in substance abusers over the past many years. Most of the drug users use the substances out of nosiness and in the certainty that it will lessen their troubles like trauma, stress, anxiety or depression. Some people become obsessed to these detrimental drugs because of the bad company they keep, lack of parental guidance or direction, too much pocket money they hold, and easy accessibility of drugs and so on. The aim of this paper is to determine the awareness regarding threat of drug addiction and factors contributing to drug abuse among Kashmiris. The results show a very unsatisfactory figure and confront for the society to control a distressing spike in drug abusers.
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Saveela Salam, & Afreen Niyaz. (2022). Drug Addiction: A Menace to the Future of Kashmir. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.25215/1001.071
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