Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Physical Problems


EFFECT OF SUBSTANANCE ABUSE ON PHYSICAL HEALTH OF ADOLESCENTS

KM Ashifa

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 3155-3160

Alcoholism is a detrimental and dangerous human act. Particularly it remains very
alive among teenagers. Adolescent is a period where young people grow from an infant to a
mature infant.(Sturmhöfel & Swartzwelder, 2004).Alcohol is the world third largest risk aspect
for illness and contributes to 4% of the worldwidetrouble of sickness(Rehm, 2011). It is
reasonably true that 2,5 million deaths are caused per year from alcohol with 9 percent of
deaths in the age group between 15 and 29 because of alcohol consumption (WHO, 2018).
Alcohol causes bereavement and disability. Consuming alcohol gives a danger of developing
physical health problems among adolescent. The physical problems like cancers, cardiovascular
diseases, eye irritation, body pain, severe head ache, hand shivering, sleeplessness and nervous
system damage. The present study tried to investigate physical hazards of adolescents due to
alcohol consumptions