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Addictions and Substances Abuse

Onlymyhealth Editorial Team, Date:2010-04-22

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Addictions and substances abuse such as smoking, alcoholism or static consumption of any drug is common in men than women. Dr. Pulkit Sharma, clinical psychologist in VIMHANS, says that unfortunately addicts usually go through intense emotional conditions such as frustration and anger. Other reasons for substance abuse can be influence of an individual’s peer group or the sheer joy of experimenting. With the initiation of substance abuse on every day basis, the individual experiences a temporary relief in his/her worries or negative thoughts. As a result they could resort to this and make it a habit to consume the same on an everyday basis.\ With time, he/she may also increase the amount of substance. The treatment of addiction usually requires the addicted person to be in a rehab.
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