New Trends in Psychology, Vol 2, No 1 (2020)

The Incidence of Drug Consumption in Adolescents

Mariana Filimon


Drug use, nicknamed “white death” is considered a social phenomenon, which has grown inrecent years in our country and is difficult to stop at this time. The most vulnerable categories are thestudents and the students, included in the groups aged 15-25 years. In the psychological profile of theyoung consumer, neurotic features, affective dependence, frustration intolerance, separation anxiety,isolation and affective dependence, irritability, timidity and hypersensitivity dominate. There are manycauses that push young people towards drug use such as: curiosity, temptation, desire for strongfeelings, boredom, disorientation, loneliness, lack of friends, death of a loved one, personal problems,family disruption etc.


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