Long Term Rehabilitation for D...

Addiction to being sober for long is not a cakewalk. It takes a lot of courage, determination and strength to achieve it. If you have been a drug or alcohol addict and you are over it now then thank and congratulate yourself because you deserve one. If you are not able to get over it […]

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BIPOLAR DISORDER FACTS

This blog is a compilation of the common questions asked by patients with bipolar disorder and their family members.  It is completely for the knowledge, short-term recovery, and most importantly to imbibe self-confidence for the individuals that – You’re not alone! I read that ‘people with bipolar disorder can’t switch to normal life again‘ is […]

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What is sniffing addiction?

Sniffing is an act of inhaling substance right from the container of the substance. Sniffing involves either pouring or spraying a substance on a cloth and holding that soaked cloth to the nose or placing it in the mouth. And bagging is where fumes from the substance are trapped in a bag and then held […]

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Celebrities with Bipolar Disor...

‘Like seriously!!!???’ We do say “what?!”, “really!?”, “OMG!!!”; when we are surprised. When we know something new we are surprised, and when we know about the famous faces, this expression is magnified and the news goes viral. Especially celebrities with an illness like bipolar disorder. Do these faces look familiar to you? Yes, these faces […]

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Ice Addiction

Crystal meth, commonly known as ice, is now considered one of the most dangerous drugs (Ice addiction). Ice is the purest form of the drug methamphetamine. Smoking ice is considered to be the most addictive form of intake. It causes severe damage, both physical and mental, to the abuser. Like any other form of addiction, […]

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Substance Abuse Disorder

Substance Abuse Disorder

Substance Abuse Disorder.

Substance abuse disorder is when an individual engages in a harmful intake of a substance or drug, affecting various areas of life. Due to the substance abuse the individual fails to function effectively in their personal, professional and social areas of life.

Identifying the symptoms at an early stage can enable a quicker recovery. Here let us first look at the symptoms of substance abuse:

  • Decrease in performance
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Mood swings
  • Aggression and hostility
  • Being secretive
  • Sudden change in appetite
  • Less regards of physical appearance
  • Anxiousness
  • Getting involved in illegal activities
  • Lack motivation, causing issues in relationships
  • Lying or deceiving others for obtaining the substance
  • Failed attempts to stop the abusive behaviour

Common substance that are abused:

  • Alcohol
  • Narcotics, opiates
  • LSD
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Meth
  • Amphetamines
  • Caffeine
  • Sedatives

In substance abuse the individual has no or less control over their substance intake. They take larger amount and/or use it for a longer period of time than they intended. They continue the abusive intake despite it affecting their work and personal life. This may result in marital conflict, child neglect and/or overall failure in fulfilling responsibilities.

Substance abuse may start as an experimental use; this could be under peer pressure or simply out of curiosity. It becomes a regular use when the individual constantly takes the substance when upset. When the substance use starts causing problem in personal and professional areas, it becomes an abusive intake.

Cause: The exact cause of substance abuse is not yet pinpointed. However, a lot factors are seen to play important role. It could be hereditary or the influence of the environment. Individuals, who grow up in a violent and hostile environment where they are exposed substance use, are vulnerable to substance abuse disorder. It could also be associated to child neglect or other mental illness.

With substance abuse disorder there a few associated mental illnesses. Some of them are anxiety disorders, major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, sleep disorders and personality disturbances. These mental illnesses may either occur after the substance abuse or with it. At times, substance abuse results from other mental illness where the individual uses the substances as a coping technique.

Substance abuse disorder affects almost all areas of a person’s life. However, there are treatment programs available that can help the individual overcome this behaviour. These programs are available in both residential and out-patient basis providing the necessary services and support needed to live a functional life. For effective substance abust treatment programs, call us now on +919611194949.

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