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Drug addiction

  1. 1. PRESENTATIONON
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION OF DRUG• A drug is any substance that, alters normal bodily function, resulting any psychological or behavioral change.• Drug is a substance used to treat an illness.
  3. 3. DRUG USE• The intake of those chemical substance which are use for the cure of a disease or for any reasonable purpose.
  4. 4. ANIMALS TAKINGDRUGS• This relationship is not limited to humans.• A number of animals consume different psychoactive plants, animals, berries and even fermented fruit, becoming intoxicated, such as cats after consuming catnip.
  5. 5. DRUG ABUSE• The intake of chemical substances increase the hazard and potential weather.• A chemical substance which is not used legally, or as prescribed by the physician.
  6. 6. DRUG ADDICTION• The drug addiction is a resulting effect of drug abuse.• Drug addiction is a pathological condition.
  7. 7. DRUG ADDICTS• The person who is taking drugs and is addicted to a certain drug is known as the addict of that particular drug.
  8. 8. HISTORY OF DRUGS• There is archaeological evidence of the use of psychoactive substances dating back at least 10,000 years.
  9. 9. HISTORY OF DRUGS• When Chinese immigrants came to California in the 1850s to work in gold mines and then on the railroads, they brought opium smoking with them.
  10. 10. HISTORY OF DRUGADDICTION• During the 1960s, addiction of drugs like marijuana, amphetamines, and psychedelics came on the scene.
  11. 11. HISTORY OF DRUGADDICTION• With the drug culture exploding, in the 1970s, cocaine reappeared.• Then, a decade later, crack appeared, spreading addiction and violence at epidemic levels.
  12. 12. HASSAN BINSABAH’SCONTRIBUTION• Hassan bin Sabbah was the person who wanted to rule over whole of the world and for this purpose he uses “hashish”.• He use different wonderful methods to engage people specially Muslims into the use of drugs.
  13. 13. HERMAN’SACTIVITIES• Herman was the chief of Jewish intelligence at that time who makes a complete plane and trained his army to interact with Muslims and made them an addict of drugs.
  14. 14. ADDICTION IN THEMODERN WORLD• Since the 19th century when Americans first discovered new wonder drugs like morphine, heroin, and cocaine, our society has confronted the problem of drug abuse and addiction.
  15. 15. PRODUCTIONPLACES• Most of the worlds opium is grown in Afghanistan, the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic and Myanmar.
  16. 16. CAUSES OF DRUGADDICTION• Curiosity• Gateway drugs• Peer pressure• Environment
  17. 17. CAUSES OF DRUGADDICTION• Alteration of the perception of reality• Anxiety, depression, low self esteem and stress
  18. 18. EFFECT ON BRAIN
  19. 19. NEGATIVE EFFECTSOF USING DRUGS• When a person is addicted to certain drugs he got a physical and mental disorder.
  20. 20. EFFECTS OF USINGDRUGS• HEALTH• PEOPLE HATE THEM• IRRESPECTAB LE PERSONS• EDUCATION• JOBLESS• CRIMINALS
  21. 21. ORGANIZATIONS FORDRUG CONTROL WORLDWIDE• National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism• Al-Anon/Alateen   • National Institute on Drug Abuse• American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry    
  22. 22. • Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse    • Center of Alcohol Studies    • Center for Substance Abuse Prevention    • Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)    
  23. 23. DRUG CONTROL INPAKISTAN• In Pakistan there are now many medical complexes where drugs addicts are being treated to get rid of their habit of drugs intake.• The Role of UNODC in the Region• Sub-regional Cooperation

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