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Reasons of relapse and pattern of drug use among the substance users in Bangladesh: A nationwide study.

J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2020 Aug 04;:1-10

Authors: Nabi MH, Masud I, Humaira T, Hussain A, Naz F, Chakraborty PA, Hawlader MDH

Abstract
This study aimed at investigating the reasons of relapse and patterns of drug use among the substance users in Bangladesh. We have conducted a descriptive type of cross-sectional study among the relapse cases of substances users in the whole of Bangladesh. Concerning the reasons for relapse after taking treatment; family unrest (29.5%), peer pressure (27.4%), to reduce depression (24.8%) and craving for drugs (24.3%) were the most frequent. Amphetamine was reported to be the most used drug (76.1%, n = 693), followed by cannabis (75%, n = 683) and alcohol (54.3%, n= 495). Further extensive studies are also needed to explore the association.

PMID: 32749210 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]


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