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Drug abuse in Nepal

Drug abuse in Nepal

prevalence, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation

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Published by Drug Abuse Prevention Association, Nepal in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- Nepal.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors, Bishnu Bhandari, Hari Prasad Sarmah.
      ContributionsBhandari, Bishnu., Sarmah, Hari Prasad., Drug Abuse Prevention Association, Nepal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.N39 D78 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5, 192 p. ;
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1831704M
      LC Control Number89903579

      According to Nepal's security and intelligence agencies, the rise in drug abuse, w known addicts, has been mirrored by a parallel increase in the crime rate. Send to a friend Printable. Drug abusers are known to demonstrate various behaviours including organised crimes, truancy, cultism, political thuggery, high risk of sexual behaviour and other social vices. Therefore, it should be realized that the panacea of the drug problem like all other health problems is prevention which this book has underscored in this contemporary.

        SURKHET, June Drug abuse is gradually emerging as a formidable problem in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali Province. Although there is no exact official data on the number of substance users in the district, the situation is alarming if the number of people arrested on charge of drug abuse, smuggling and peddling, and those visiting the drug rehabilitation centres run . About This Product. DRUG USE AND ABUSE, 8th Edition takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues. Weaving historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives, the authors emphasize the idea that a drug's effects depend not only on its properties, but also on the psychological and biological characteristics of its user.

      The primary purpose of this study was to explore (1) how the young adults in Calcutta became drug abusers; and (2) what were the causal factors behind their drug abuse. For operational convenience, it was decided that a list of drug-addicted persons would be collected from the drug-addicted treatment centers in Calcutta. The National Institute on Drug Abuse was first established as a research facility connected to the US Public Health Service in , and in , it became known as the Addiction Research Center. In , NIDA was designated as the point organization for data collection, research, and training that would increase the prevention of substance.


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Drug abuse in Nepal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alcohol and other drug abuse and addiction have contributed to violent behavior in youths, which is a major public health and security problem. It has been estimated that there are 50 thousand to 60 thousand drug abusers in Nepal, which is not based on any authentic data or survey.

The act dealt with prevention and treatment of drug abuse as well as control of drug traffic. The Anti-Drug Abuse Acts of and increased funding for treatment and rehabilitation; the act created the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Its director, often referred to as the drug "czar," is responsible for coordinating national. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Drug abuse in Nepal.

Kathmandu: Drug Abuse Prevention Association, Nepal, (OCoLC) Document Type. Raju Pandey1, 1Setidobhan-Kathmandu Linkage Forum (FOSKAL), Kathmandu, Nepal Background: Drug abuse problem in Nepal has become very serious in Nepal.

Particularly, the urban and sub-urban areas of Nepal are susceptible to sale and abuse of drugs. Therefore, the society, families and the life of adolescents of these areas of Nepal are highly affected and.

Drug abuse in Nepal: A rapid assessment study Article (PDF Available) in Bulletin on narcotics 48() February with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Nepal David J. Powell, Ph.D. President, International Center for Health Concerns, Inc. Introduction After a decade of conflict, Nepal has emerged with a new constitution, Parliament, and now faces all of the issues and problems resulting from years of war.

Nepal has long been a destination forFile Size: 93KB. The major drug of abuse are heroin and marijuana but designer drugs are shown to be on the increase.

The aim of the study is to determine the ratio. Drug Bulletin of Nepal Drug Bulletin of Nepal Drug Bulletin of Nepal Drug Bulletin of Nepal #N#Citizen Charter. Visit our citizen charter section for information on basic rules & regulation to acquire our service.

View Citizen Charter. Your feedback & suggestions are very important to us, Please send us your feedback. Nepal Drug Abuse and Treatment. Now there is an ample supply of prescription drugs to abuse, opium is grown in southern Nepal, precursor chemicals are imported from India to create synthetic drugs, and cannabis, which grows wild in northern parts of the country, is cultivated in the south to feed appetites within the country and in India.

Drug abuse manifests itself in euphoric behaviour by the user – and at most times unnaturally so. This leads to a sequence where the users keep on Author: Samudranil. Drug abuse or substance abuse refers to the use of certain chemicals for the purpose of creating pleasurable effects on the brain.

There are over million. Department of Drug Administration: (1) Government of Nepal shall establish a Department of Drug Administration for the implementation of the objectives of thisAct. (2) The Department established pursuant to Sub-section (1) shall carry out all the functions related with the control of drugs under this Act and the Rules framed there under.

the real extent of alcohol and drug use in cultural, economic and social context. A study comprising such perspectives that looked into the impact of alcohol and drug use on children was lacking in Nepal.

This is the first comprehensive national study covering about 2, households in 16 districts representing both rural and urban areas asFile Size: KB. This book offers a frank, clear-eyed, no-holds-barred examination of drug abuse from the most commonly abused drugs to how drug abuse begins and progresses to the dangerous and deadly consequences of drug abuse.

It also charts the treacherous path by which "casual" drug use develops into addiction. Loaded with great questions to ask a drug. Bull Narc. ;48() Drug abuse in Nepal: a rapid assessment study. Chatterjee A(1), Uprety L, Chapagain M, Kafle K.

Author information: (1)University of California at Los Angeles, Fogarty International Training Program, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, USA. A rapid assessment of drug abuse in Nepal was conducted at different Cited by: Using an evidence-based approach, Drug Abuse Prevention: A School and Community Partnership, Third Edition teaches students and practitioners the important concepts and skills needed to design effective drug prevention programs.

Written to cover more than just the facts about drugs, this text provides a background of drug use and abuse, presents the principles. Nepal: Discussing drug abuse in schools - youth centric programmes help in creating awareness Drug abuse among youth is of rising concern.

Initiation into drugs begins often during teenage years and usually peaks between 18 to 25 years. Peer pressure, curiosity and lack of awareness are often cited as the main reasons for youth getting involved.

Drug crime was also on the rise, with violence being linked to drug abuse. Also in the s, the United States and Latin American countries intensified their war on drugs such as cocaine, and drug smugglers began to turn to the Japanese market, causing rapid growth in the circulation of cocaine in Japan.

The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System presents objective, state-of-the-art information on the impact of drug abuse on the human nervous system, with each chapter offering a specific focus on nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, sedative-hypnotics, and designer drugs.

Other chapters provide a context for. Drug addiction is a chronic brain disease. It causes a person to take drugs repeatedly, despite the harm they cause. Repeated drug use can change the brain and lead to addiction. The brain changes from addiction can be lasting, so drug addiction is considered a "relapsing" disease.

This means that people in recovery are at risk for taking drugs. INTRODUCTION. Substance abuse is a common phenomenon in the world and has invaded the human society as the most important social damage.[1,2] Substance abuse is a nonadaptive model of drug use, which results in adverse problems and consequences, and includes a set of cognitive, behavioral, and psychological symptoms.[]Iran also, due to its Cited by: 4.Kathmandu, March The number of drug related offences is higher than any other heinous crime in Nepal and is increasing at an alarming rate, says a.

Government of Nepal established Department of Drug Administration (DDA) in A.D (/07/01 B.S.) erstwhile under Ministry of forest & soil conservation and went under Ministry of Health and population after Poush, B.S.

DDA is one of the three departments under Ministry of Health & Population.