publication . Article . 2004

Sociology of Drug Consumption

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  • Published: 01 Feb 2004 Journal: Research on Addiction (issn: 2008-4307, eissn: 2423-6535, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Drug Control Headquarters, Research and Education Office
Abstract
In this article which is a review of sociological ideas and studies of drug abusers in social situation, drug addiction steps (particularly alcohol, heroin and cocaine consumption) are revised and some explanations are made. Also, the role of some sociological ideas in drug addiction is considered in which Anomie Theory reads: "because of such duality, the individuals who are not satisfied with their role are in hurt." According to this theory, drug users choose seclusion and neglecting usual social aims as well as competitive situations. Association of Differentiation Theory claims that drug use behavior is a learned behavior and the first learning occurs in a ...
Subjects
free text keywords: drug addiction steps, explaining drug addiction sociology, sociological theories (such as Anomie, Interaction of Differentiation, social control, multi-cultural and Symbolic Mutual Action, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950, Psychology, BF1-990
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