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Substance abuse in India.

@inproceedings{Ahmad2009SubstanceAI,
  title={Substance abuse in India.},
  author={Nadeem Ahmad and Rubeena Bano and Virendra Kumar Agarwal and Piyush Kalakoti},
  year={2009}
}
  • Nadeem Ahmad, Rubeena Bano, +1 author Piyush Kalakoti
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The epidemic of substance abuse in young generation has assumed alarming dimensions in India. Changing cultural values, increasing economic stress and dwindling supportive bonds are leading to initiation into substance use. Cannabis, heroin, and Indian-produced pharmaceutical drugs are the most frequently abused drugs in India. Drug use, misuse or abuse is also primarily due to the nature of the drug abused, the personality of the individual and the addict’s immediate environment. The processes… CONTINUE READING

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