Editorial – Drugs and some more


Authors: Donald E Greydanus and Joav Merrick
Page Range: 171-172
Published in: International Journal on Disability and Human Development, Volume 17 Issue 2
ISSN: 2191-1231

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Substance abuse is a public health concern both in adolescence and adulthood and not only local but a worldwide problem (1). The issue of addiction had intensified since the biochemical isolation of cocaine, heroin and morphine in the 19th century. Research over the past decade has noted that addiction is not an illness that is simply inherited, but a complex mechanism where various gens combine with each addict’s environment, which includes influences of peers and family.

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