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Drug problems in the sociocultural context

Drug problems in the sociocultural context

a basis for policies and programme planning

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Published by World Health Organization, WHO Publications Centre USA, distributor] in Geneva, [Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Case studies,
  • Drug abuse -- Prevention -- Case studies,
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Griffith Edwards and Awni Arif.
    SeriesPublic health papers ;, no. 73
    ContributionsEdwards, Griffith., Arif, A. E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 .D727 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3851642M
    ISBN 109241300736
    LC Control Number81169803

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Following an overview of world drug problems, the book uses numerous case studies from African, American, Asian, and European countries to illustrate sociocultural patterns of drug use, different health care approaches to the treatment and management of drug.

This paper, using research conducted by the authors and other secondary data, attempts to present socio‐cultural‐religious, functional patterns of drug use in the country and examines some of the factors responsible for the drastic changes that have occurred since the by: 3.

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This paper, using research conducted by the authors and other secondary data, attempts to present socio-cultural-religious, functional patterns of drug use in the country and examines some of the. The SocioCultural Context of Drug Use and Implications for Drug Policy. Socio-Cultural Forces That Lead to Drug Addiction.

Psychology is primarily concerned with understanding individual human behavior. In contrast, sociology is primarily concerned with understanding the behavior of larger groups (families, organizations, societies, cultures).

Sociologists and psychologists study the influence of these groups on individual behavior. Extent of contemporary drug abuse. Social and ethical issues of drug abuse.

Conflicting values in drug use. Youth and drugs. Psychotropic drugs. Opium, morphine, heroin, and related synthetics. History of opiates. Physiological effects of opiates. Opiate addiction. The socio-cultural perspective asks us to look beyond the individual to the wider society.

Another crucial contribution of the socio-cultural perspective is the focus on how a Peele says unequivocally that the "supply-side" approach to drug problems has been a total Size: 43KB.

Socio-cultural context refers to the idea that language, rather than existing in isolation, is closely linked to the culture and society in which it is used.

This means when language is learnt, the socio-cultural context in which it is used needs to be taken into consideration as well. Example Learners are looking at the language of advertisements/5(3).

Public Health Model - Drug use seen as the interaction between the drug, the individual and the environment; Socio-cultural Model - Argues that substance abuse should be examined in a wider social context and can be linked to inequality. Distance learners (A good point for student to contact facilitator.).

Drug Addiction and Poverty: Understanding the Connection. There is a long-standing belief that drug addiction and poverty go hand in hand. It is harder to believe that someone who doesn’t have a job or has little income can afford the expense of addiction. In some cases, addiction causes poverty, rather than the other way around.

In the context of theoretical approaches to psychological disorders, which of the following statements is true of the sociocultural approach It stresses the ways that cultures influence the understanding and treatment of psychological disorders. Drug problems in the sociocultural context: a basis for policies and programme planning.

Public Health Pap. ;(73) Drug problems in the sociocultural context: a basis of policies and programme planning. [No authors listed]. Susanna Kaysen's account of her two-year hospitalization at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, begins in the spring of Kaysen, the daughter of Ivy League academics, witnessed firsthand the widening generation gap developing in America in the late s.

Older generations viewed their children's world with alarm and confusion and embraced few of the cultural changes occurring. The drug that most people ‚first thought of™ as being associated with a drug ‚problem™ was heroin (50 per cent), followed by cannabis (24 per cent).

Alcohol (8 per cent) and tobacco (3 per cent) were least considered to be a problem, despite their being associated with the most harm and drug-related by: The Psychological Causes of Drug Addiction A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K.

Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D. Even if drug addiction originates because of some biological process, recovery from drug use requires people to. About Drugs in Context COVID We have opened a Special Issue on COVID for rapid publication and collation of manuscripts - click the 'Special Issues' TAB above.

>>>>Our editorial and production teams are working from home and in safe environments during this difficult time. Sociocultural Model of Addiction and Recovery Implications A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K.

Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D. According to the sociocultural model, the cultural standards of a society and the negative effects of culture and society on individual behavior, cause addiction.

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National Library of Medicine (NCBI/NLM).It includes content provided to the PMC International archive by participating publishers.Sociocultural Values: Characteristics and 19 Examples The values Sociocultural Are the set of rules, principles and beliefs that govern the behavior of the human being within society.

They are learned passively from a very young age, since they are instilled within the family nucleus, being that the first contact that each person has with the.Sociocultural Model of Addiction and Recovery Implications.

According to the sociocultural model, the cultural standards of a society and the negative effects of culture and society on individual behavior, cause addiction. Many cultural standards are quite subtle but the effect is powerful nonetheless.

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