Thursday, November 24, 2011

DRUGS ( Causes, Characteristics, Prevention and Healing )

we watch television show one full day, definitely loads of drug cases that we can see. There are students who were arrested for  use drug, until a family consisting of father, mother, son, and daughter who also sells drugs. Really scary.

ACTUALLY, what is meant by drugs? Drugs are chemicals which, when inserted into the human body, either orally or by mouth, inhaled, or injectable (intravenous cool term)-can change your thoughts, moods, or feelings and behavior. There are many types of substance and each substance has a different effect for the body.

Most substances in the actual drug used for treatment and research. Drug abuse is the use of drugs and other dangerous substances with intent rather than for medicinal purposes and / or research and are used without following the rules and the correct dose. Continuous use and will lead to continued dependency or dependencies. Long term use is addiction.

Why do people abuse drugs?

Many of the causes we can abuse drugs. Many cases we try to use drugs because offered, and under pressure from peers. Or, we use it to avoid or forget about problems and conflicts encountered in everyday life.

There are many interacting factors that encourage us to abusing drugs. Some of them are:

1. Individual Factors

Drug abuse is influenced by: a state of mental, physical, and psychological one. Mental conditions such as personality disorders, depression, and mental disorders can increase a person's tendency to abuse narcotics. Individual factors are generally determined by two aspects, namely:

a. Biological Aspects: According Schuchettada, evidence suggests that genetic factors play a role in alcoholism and some forms of deviant behavior, including substance abuse.

b. Psychological Aspects: The majority of drug abuse begins in adolescence. Some features of development during adolescence may encourage someone to abuse drugs, namely: lack of confidence or lack of PD, the inability to manage stress or problems encountered, trial and error and chance to gain new experiences that it can cause a teenager falling prey to drug abuse forbidden.

In some adolescents, drug abuse is a tool of social interaction, that is to be accepted by peers or a manifestation of opposition to the parents in order to establish identity and so are considered adults.

There is an expert who suggested Nurco there are 5 factors (which can stand alone or joined to one another) to explain why someone might become drug abusers, while others do not:

? The need to suppress frustration and aggressive drive and inability to delay gratification.

? There is no obvious sexual identification.

? Lack of awareness and efforts to achieve goals which are socially acceptable.

? Using behavior demonstrate the ability of the danger to themselves.

? Pressing boredom.

2. Factor medicine / Substance

? The change of value caused by the changing times with respect to the meaning and reasons for the use of substances psikoaktiva. Sleeping pills, for example, are now widely used without a prescription to help someone who had difficulty sleeping.

? In fact there are several types of drugs that are used as benchmarks of certain social status. As such, they are not using will have a strong social pressure (usually from peers) to try and wear them.

? The belief that drugs can help boost self-confidence and reduce the burden on the matter at hand.

? The nature of narcotics and psychotropic drug classes is addiction and tolerance.

? Circulation of more and more and more easily obtained.

3. Environmental Factors

Several sociological factors that are considered to cause abuse drugs / substances, among others:

a. Family Relations: Usually families do not have a problem with abuse harmonious drugs / substances, such as the mother is too dominant, overprotective, authoritarian father or indifferent to the family. Or parents who impose the will of the children that encourage children to escape to the wild dreams through medication. Poor quality of family relationships can lead to abuse of drugs / substance increases. Drug abuse / illicit substances are also influenced by the habits of other family members, such as parents and sister who also use drugs / substances is prohibited.

b. Influence Friends: The Influence of friends for the abuse of drugs / substance is very large. Punishment by a group of peers, especially excommunication for those who try to quit, perceived as being more severe than the use of the drug itself (50 Hypnotized .

Are all types of drugs is harmful to our bodies?

All drugs and substances can harm the body if consumed in an unregulated usage. How big is the effect on the body depending on the type of drugs used, how many and often use them, how to wear, and whether used in conjunction with other drugs.

Effects of drugs on the human body also depends on a variety of psychological factors, such as personality, expectations or feelings while wearing, and biological factors such as weight gain and a tendency to allergies. Physiologically, the organs most affected are the central nervous system (CNS: brain and spinal cord), autonomic organs (heart, lung, liver, kidney) five senses because that is affected is the CNS.

Experts say, the use of these drugs in Indonesia are multidrug use. That is, some types of drugs are used at once or alternately. Use of this way is more fatal consequences.

The characteristics of adolescents who are less likely to use drugs:

? Physically and mentally healthy.

? Having good social adaptability.

? Has the nature of honest and responsible.

? Having ideals is rational.

? Able to fill leisure time positively.

The characteristics of the potential risk of adolescent drug abuse:

? Easily frustrated and have a nature to overcome the disappointment tends to aggressive and destructive / damaging.

? If a desire can not wait, must be met immediately.

? Bored, often Meras, depressed, moody, feeling unable to do anything useful in everyday life.

? Sensation-seeking, doing things that are dangerous or risky.

? Less encouragement to succeed in education, employment, or other activities, poor learning achievement, participation in activities outside of school less, exercise less, and tend to overeat.

? PD or less inferior, always anxious, apathetic, withdrawn, depressed, and less able to cope with stress.

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