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THE EXTENT OF DRUG – ABUSE IN RURAL AREAS OF NIGERIA

Issues
Drug use in Nigeria Mostly affecting Rural Dwellers, Poor Family life and troubled adolescence. Observational study concluded that the majority of addicts led unhappy childhood, physical punishment, parental neglect and rejection. Drug abuse is commonly associated with large family and parents who are divorced, seperated, or absent. suffer from Psychotic disorder, Schizophenia, weak echo, low frustration tolerance and anxiety Personality disturbance is also associated with drug abuse. Today in most of our rural areas marijuana inhalence, Cocaine, Tranquilizers, alcohol and cigarettes are easily obtained. Drug-abuse in the rural areas of Nigeria can be seen as two distinct types; Hard drug-users are involved in narcotics use typically- Cocaine, Heroin, and marijuana which lead to d...