THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DRUG ABUSE AND ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AMONG SELECTED UNDERGRADUATE

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CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Drug use is a universal phenomenal, the fact is that, student in institutions of higher learning in Nigeria constitute a priviledge class within the larger population. They are grouped with a sub-culture of their own which values and norms encourages deviance. For instance, majority of students in higher institution in our country belongs to age 18-25 years which is as “youth”. And moreso, the research makes us understand that 70% of them were involves in drug abuse. This research drug abuse as one of the undergraduates problem and decided to find solution to the problem.

Weldon (1986) define drug abuse as any chemical substances which when used affects the body and minds. It does this by changing the bodys function and or behaviour of the users.

Drug abuse according the Brown Colin and Money, Peter (1990) refers to inappropriate use of any drug. It can result in personal family health, social, legal and financial problem.

Drug abuse is the use of drug that occur too frequently in excessive amounts over a long period of time or in a wrong combination with other drugs.

A drug is abuse when:

  1. It is not medically necessary
  2. It is not recommend by a health workers
  3. Law forbid its use or it is socially unacceptable
  4. It is used excessively

Anti  social behaviour: This is the act that violate the law, social rules and the basic right of others. They include conduct intended to injure people or damage properties, illegal behaviour and deviance of generally accepted rule and authority such as truancy from school.

According to Atinuke (2009) anti social behaviour is the act of doing things in a wrong manner.

  • STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

The research is interested in finding solution to the problem which is the relationship between drug abuse and anti-social behaviour among selected undergraduate in Ogun State. (University of Agriculture, (UNAAB); Moshood Abiola Polytechnic MAPOLY , Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, and

Olabisi Onabanjo university ago Iwoye. (Precisely).

  • Drug abuse renders addicts economically unproductive and dependent
  • Drug abuse increases in crime rate which may lead to insecurity to lives and properties
  • Drug abuse can leads to barrenness in women
  • It affects the central nervous system
  • Drug abuse can cause unrealistic assessment of dangers
  • Drug abuse can leads to neglect of personal hygiene
  • Drug abuse cause hallucinations
  • Drug abuse re-creates human being both physically and mentally behaviour
  • Nigeria moral value fade away under the intoxication of drug abuse
  • Alcohol and drug abuse enhance most of the anti social character embark upon by cultism.
  • SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

The significance of this research is the fact that at the end of this work, the result will hopefully educate students on the effects of substance abuse and anti-social behaviour and the researcher hopes it will become a reference point for student within and outside field of home economics student.

  • BROAD OBJECTIVES

To ascertain any relationship between substance abuse and anti social among undergraduate in Ogun state. (University of Agriculture, UNAAB, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Olabisi University and Federal College of Education Abeokuta precisely).

  • SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
  • To find out the causes of substance abuse among the undergraduate
  • To establish the effect of substance abuse
  • To examine the various anti social behaviours exhibited by the undergraduate
  • To identify any relationship between drug abuse and anti social behaviour among undergraduate
  • To provide solution to the drug abuse among undergraduate.
  • LIMITATION OF THE STUDY

The researcher has no sufficient time  and money to carry out the investigation beyond Ogun State.

  • DELIMITATION

The research is restricted to find out the relationship between drug abuse and anti social behaviour among selected undergraduate in Ogun State.

  • DEFINITION OF TERMS

Drug: is a substances that has a physiological effect when injected or otherwise introduced into the body in particular. It is also a substance taken for its narcotic or stimulant effects often illegally.

Drugs are generally classified according to their effects on the body. The different categories of drugs commonly abused in Nigerian include:

  • Analgesics: These are drug abused to relief pain examples of analgesics are heroin, morphine, aspirin and pethidine.
  • Hallucinogens: These are drug referred to as psychedelics (mind expending) because of the sensations they produce. Hallucinogen categories include lysergic acid diethylannide (LSD). It can be administered orally in small tablets or in piece of paper soaked with the drug.
  • Stimulants: The primary use of stimulants is to more people alert or energetic by exciting the central nervous system. In other words, stimulants increase organic activity and delay mental and physical fatigue.
  • Drug abuse: According to Igbanugbo et al (1993). Drug abuse when taken in excess (over doze) or when enough is not taken. He also said that excessive or persistent taking of drug without regard to accepted medical practice. Drug abuse is the habitual taking of addictive or illegal drugs.
  • Anti Social Behaviour: Anti Social behaviour with or without hyphen) is a behaviour that lacks consideration for others and that may cause damage to society whether intentionally or through negligence as opposed to pro social behaviour that help or benefits society.
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