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Age and drugs

There are age gradations in different geographic regions of the world when young people start using drugs.

The greatest number of cases of the use of narcotic substances falls on adolescence.

Introduction to drugs in our country, which is typical for other European countries, begins in adolescence. It all starts with tobacco, alcohol, volatile solvents (substance abuse) and cannabis.

Then comes the next stage - amphetamine, cocaine, barbiturates and other synthetic drugs. It all depends on social status, material capabilities and environment.

Personal motifs, which we discussed above, are also associated with age characteristics.

Curiosity, the need to be “one's own” in a peer group, “independence in actions”, as well as attempts to experience pleasure and excitement are especially characteristic of young people.

From the moment of the emergence of drug addiction (remember the expression “put on a needle”), the same motives influence the personality, but here the symptoms of the disease “are in full swing and need feeding”. As a result, there are economic difficulties, narcotic "breaking" and the desire to get out of this vicious circle by any means, at least for a minute.
Criminal thoughts, lack of control of his actions, lethargy and aggressiveness - these are the main personality traits of a young man that are “acquired” in a short period of time associated with drug use.

Use of drugs by adults is rarely dictated by curiosity. Here are other motives - the desire to achieve tranquility, ease, emotional balance, or "belonging to a clan, a social group."

If for young people the use of drugs that cause drug addiction indicates a desire to find some kind of "life incentives", then for adults it is a desire to avoid them.

And at the same time, if young people are seeking drugs forbidden by society (strong action), then adults, addicted to these drugs in their youth, try to use softer ones - in the form of cannabis or alcohol.

Due to the high cost of narcotic substances in most countries, drug addicts simply drink their alcohol. Their number is growing in an arithmetic progression, addicts themselves and people who do not use drugs are suffering, becoming victims associated with the illegal actions of drug addicts and alcoholics.
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Age and drugs

  1. What are drugs?
    In accordance with the Federal Law “On Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances”, narcotic drugs are understood to be substances of synthetic or natural origin, preparations, plants included in the List of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and their Precursors to be Controlled in the Russian Federation, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. Federation,
  2. Drugs
    In recent years, drug addiction in Russia has taken on the scale of a national tragedy. It affects primarily the younger generation (already penetrated into the schools). Some groups of adolescents and young people are at particular risk of being drugged. If today extraordinary measures are not taken to halt the impending tragedy, especially among young people, then in two or three years
  3. Youth and drugs
    Inquisitiveness is one of the remarkable traits of a person’s character. It usually appears at an early age and determines the development of cognitive inclinations. Young people, often teenagers, try to use drugs primarily for the purpose of testing, in order to experience their effect on themselves. The vast majority of adolescents are acquainted with drugs (alcohol, smoking,
    D.G. Mendelsohn, N.K. Mellow (JH Mendelson, N. K. Mello) Drug abuse seems to be becoming a threatening problem in US health care. According to the most extensive image of the literature on this problem (1984), covering and not stationed in psychiatric hospitals in the US (reviews of the National Institute of Mental Health - epidemiology),
  5. Opiate drugs
    Opiate drugs have a “sedative” inhibitory effect. This group includes natural and synthetic substances containing morphine-like compounds. In most cases, administered intravenously. All natural opiate drugs are derived from poppy. All raw opiate drugs from plant materials have a slight astringent effect on contact with the tongue.
  6. Energy Drug Concept
    Drug theory. All the greats of the world claim that every person has a soul. But those who do not believe in God, for some reason, all at once believed that every person has a biofield. Here in the biofield, everyone believed in once and for all. Apparently, the biofield is the very soul. In addition, there are people in society who call themselves psychics. Some simply see this soul around a person
  7. What the commander needs to know about drugs
    At present, it is possible to distinguish 5 main groups of narcotic substances, these are: 1. Opiates - drugs derived from the opium poppy or its synthetic substitutes. Cause a state of euphoria and are characterized by a very high degree of formation of physical and mental dependence. These include: opium, morphine, heroin, codeine, and others. 2. Depressants - substances that soothe or depress
  8. Abstract. Prevention of drug trafficking in military units, 2010
    What is drugs? Armed forces and drug addiction. Narcotic drugs, signs and consequences of their use. Cannabis derivatives. Opiate drugs. Hypnotic-sedatives. Psychostimulants. Hallucinogens. Volatile substances of narcotic action.
  9. Major symptoms suggestive of drug use
    1. Mood swings. As a rule, drugs cause mood swings from a state of euphoria to a state of depression. A soldier can be passive and detached, and in a minute evil and hostile. 2. Character changes. Usually an energetic and sociable soldier turns into a chronically depressed and uncommunicative, with the exception of the time spent in a state of
  10. Drugs and narcotic analgesics
    Narcotic analgesics of the opium group (opium, morphine, pantopon, dionin, codeine) have a psychotropic (narcotic) and neurotoxic effect. Acute poisoning with these agents manifests itself either immediately or after 20 minutes - 1 hour, depending on the route of administration (intravenous, subcutaneous, orally). Lethal dose of morphine for an adult - 0.2—0.5 g. In case of poisoning with morphine after a short
  11. What to do if you think you have a problem with drug use
    First, learn to recognize drugs and the symptoms of their use. Secondly, trust your intuition. If you feel that a subordinate is experimenting with drugs, this may be true. Check if there are any drugs in his personal belongings (most often, servicemen store narcotic substances in household pantries, in personal “diplomats”, bags, suitcases,
  12. Adolescence (17–18–23 years). General characteristics of age
    Adolescence (17–18–23 years). general characteristics
  13. If I let my teenage daughter walk late in the evening and she suddenly gets pregnant or is addicted to drugs, I will feel guilty. What should I do? Maybe I'm too domineering father?
    Between us, tell me honestly: do you really believe that your daughter can become pregnant, or take drugs only late at night? You know perfectly well that there is no logic in your words. “However, since you feel guilty, I advise you to speak frankly about this with your daughter. Share your experiences with her. Recognize also that your feeling
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