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Our society, in thes..
Alcohol and drug addiction increases, as the age of start drug use decreases day by day in Turkey as well as in the world. Likewise, other addictions technology and gambling addictions also cause psychological, sociological and economic losses to a person’s own life, families and society in general.
Addiction has a negative impact upon the body of the person and his/her mental and social life. Prevention of addictions, which are regarded as catastrophes for the society, is possible with a suitable public health approach.
Coexistence of solely three below mentioned situations is sufficient to be diagnosed as an addicted which is a psychiatric syndrome.
The physical dependence is a desire for drugs which the body has been developed tolerance for. As for spiritual dependence is being into drugs in order to satisfy his/her needs based on emotions or characters.