Codependency you can be drug free . BY PETER KIRAGU NDERO (COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST) DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY . WELCOME . What is addiction?. It is a chronic, Relapsing, Primary disease. Characterized by:- Tolerance Compulsion Physical dependence Psychological dependence
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PETER KIRAGU NDERO (COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST)
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
THEY CREATE EUPHORIA BY DEPRESSING THE CNS.
In large amounts they cause Stupor, Coma and Death.
Drug that enhance Elertness and Energy, cause Euphoria and reduce Sleep and Appetite.
Euphoria is quickly followed by Depression.
They Distort Perception and hence Generate Euphoria. However they can cause terror.
Example is LSD. (LYSERGIC ACID DIETHYLAMIDE) and its many Synthetic and Natural Preparations.
Immediate direct action of the drug on tissues
Long term direct action of the drug
Direct reaction of the sudden withdrawal of the drug
Indirect effect of the ion of the drug
Effects of methods of use.
Exploratory research indicates that the following drugs are abused in UON.
Exploratory research indicates serious abuse of Alcohol ( Chang’aa, Bathura, Marwa & Methanol)
Nicotine (shisha), Khat, heroine, cocaine, “ Rohibno,” CANNABIS, sleeping pills and antidepressants in most neighbourhood.
Drug abuse coexists with sex addiction and sex trade.
A disease of self personhood and arrested identity formation
First observed in children and spouses of alcoholics who behaved like alcoholics yet they were teetotallers.
Its observed in people living with chronically ill people and recovering addicts.
A state of continuous oppression and brutality ( Dictatorship, double binds)
Families giving children conditions of worth perfectionism, religion addicts, workaholics unavailable to give love.
Negative automatic scripts