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|Title||Risk Factors of Drugs Dependence among People in Gaza Strip|
Drug dependence is one of most common mental health problem among young age people in Gaza strip . The incidence rate of new registered addiction mental disorders where 1.8 per 100,000 population in Palestine. Where the total estimation of addictive persons were nearly (1300) cases registered in the Psychiatric primary care centers in the Gaza Strip. The aim of the study was to know of the risk factors of drugs dependence among people in Gaza Strip This study is non-experimental descriptive, Analytic retrospective design. This study focused on the Risk Factors of drugs dependence with its different domains among addict patients in Gaza strip. The study used a random sample design to select a representative sample of male 18 to 62 years, where treated in addiction clinic in Gaza psychological rehabilitation center and psychiatric primary care clinics in the Gaza strip. A systematic random sample of (306) male participants, which attending and registers to treat from drugs dependence in 4 Psychiatric primary care centers in Gaza Strip. Exclusion criteria include all clients who don’t have file in Governmental community mental health centers or alcoholic patients, 4 patient were excluded and the final sample size was 302, no female drug dependence patient registered in community mental health centers. Data were collected from patients through structured interview using a Self-prepared 64 items questioner to determine the severity of the factors affecting the measurements of addiction and abuse. Statistical significance was calculated by using SPSS computer software program. Results showed that: Risk Factors of drugs dependence Among People in Gaza Strip is 52.1% . The highest risk is Psychological dimension 74.1%,, followed by social dimension and Physical dimension 58%, then political and occupation influence dimension52.2%. constitutes of the risk is family dimension 43.2%. the lowest risk factors is spiritual dimension 21%. The most of the subjects were taking Tramadol 33.1%, were taking cannabis 14.1%, taking assival 16.9%, were taking cocaine 11.9%, were taking others 10.6%. Conclusion: The most risk factors that precipitate drug dependence was psychological factor. Traadol abuse was the most common type of drug dependence in Gaza strip .
|Publisher||الجامعة الإسلامية - غزة|
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