Comparasion of Sociodemographic Data of Addicts and Non-Addicts & Analysis of Clinical Profile of Addicts
Author(s): Shruti Marwaha
Abstract: In the present research, the sociodemographic* data of addicts** and non-addicts was compared followed by assessment and analysis of the clinical profile*** of the addicts. The study was conducted in Chandigarh which was a purposive selection, covering the Non addicts in three Educational Institutes -Punjab University, Sector 14, D.A.V. College, Sector -10 and Institute for Hotel Management Sector 42. Addicts were covered from three De-addiction centers; Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Lala Lajpat Rai Bhawan Sector-15 and Alcoholic and Narcotics Anonymous. The subjects were 100 in number, (50 Addicts, 50 Non-addicts) all males, in the age group 17-21 years.