Study on drug addiction and domestic violence in Kuala Nerus

Nasir, Mohamad and Liyana Hazwani, Mohd Adnan and Vidya, Bhagat (2019) Study on drug addiction and domestic violence in Kuala Nerus. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, 5 (11). pp. 208-214. ISSN 2454-2229

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Drug intake is one of the major causes of domestic violence and divorce cases among Malay families. It has spread across the boundaries of religion, race, and strata of the people's classes, and if not prevented, it can lead to the demolition of society. Unfortunately, there is a lack of information regarding the background of drug users and domestic violence among Methadone Replacement Therapist (TGM) clients. The purpose of the study is to investigate the demographic profile of drug users involved in domestic violence in Kuala Nerus. To identify the perceptions of these drug users towards domestic violence. A study conducted for the duration of the six months duration on 90 drug users who receiving TGM treatment in Kuala Nerus using a set of questionnaire forms. The descriptive analysis used to analyze data in quantitative studies. The data analysis is carried out using Social Science (SPSS) version 22.0 software. The results were focusing on the demography of drug users and their perceptions of domestic violence evidenced the compatibility with assumptions. The study concludes the sociodemographic data of the drug users among TGM clients and most respondents did not agree with domestic violence. Despite that, the actions of the authorities are very needed to educate these people on the disadvantages of domestic violence, hence, could increase socio-economic outcomes and lower the statistics of domestic violence in the future.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2022 08:05
Last Modified: 22 May 2022 01:47

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