What do you think has more effect on a person's inclination to abuse drugs: social factors or psychological factors? Support your answer with evidence.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 6:04 pm ad1c9bdddf
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1. What do you think has more effect on a person's inclination to abuse drugs: social factors or psychological factors? Support your answer with evidence.
Drug abuse has a wide range of definitions related to taking a psychoactive drug or performance enhancing drug for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. Some of the most commonly abused drugs include alcohol, amphetamines, barbiturates, cocaine, methaqualone, opium alkaloids, and minor tranquilizers. Drug abuse actually refers to the use of substances in a manner outside sociocultural conventions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_abuse
The initial use of drugs is often associated with social factors such as availability of the drug in that given culture or sub-culture. As well, peer pressure is ...
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