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:
Common substance that are abused:
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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