Substance abuse and violence behavior

Habil, M.H. and Abd Rashid, R. and Sulaiman, A.H. and Peters, H. and Ahmad Zahari, M.M. and Amer Nordin, A.S. and Zakaria, H. and Robson, N. and Said, M.A. and Ahmad Adham, A. (2010) Substance abuse and violence behavior. International Journal of Addiction Sciences, 1 (1).


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Objectives: This paper examines the relationship of various licit/illicit substances and their association with violent behaviors. Methodology: The selection of related articles was searched via various database including google scholar, ovid and sciencedirect search engines. Results: Most of the literatures suggest presence of association of various substance use with violent behavior but no definite causal relationship between them. Conclusion: Further study is needed to determine the extended relationship in between substance use and violence.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Corresponding Author: Dr Rusdi Abd Rashid, Chief coordinator, University of Malaya Center for Addiction Sciences (UMCAS), Jln. 12/5, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Email: Tel: +603-79492068
Uncontrolled Keywords: Substance, Violence, Dependence
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Noorzurani Robson
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 02:45
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 06:55

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