A Research on Drug Addiction Pattern among the Youth in Isfahan

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Staff of I.A.U of Khomaynishahr Branch

2 P.h.D of Sociology

Abstract

These years the pattern of drug addiction among the youth has been changed a lot.
 This study focuses on the pattern and the ways of drug uses among the youth in Isfahan and evaluates the practices for controlling and reducing them.
It also studies the misuse of drugs in young addicted persons specially those who took part in anonymous group discussion.
The sample includes 220 of above mentioned young users and it analyzes the statistical methods for clarifying the data.
The results show that the drug users in Isfahan and the ages of them are reducing as well, Cocaine, Hashish and Opiom are among them.
 

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