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| Published: September 25, 2020

Lockdown stress amid COVID-19 on Alcoholics and Drug addicts

Madona Mathew

Student, M.Sc. Forensic Science, Raksha Shakti University, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.002/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.002

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Alcohol consumption within the COVID-19 time may be a stress reliever. Loneliness and social distancing results in the increased use of alcohol. Alcohol consumption for endless period during the isolation has created new cases of disorders associated with alcohol use. Especially the increased risk of infection and deteriorating symptoms. Citizens should be properly trained about alcohol-related problems during this emergency period. The Coronavirus Disease pandemic has undoubtedly had a serious impact on the supply of physical healthcare worldwide. The psychological state impact of this pandemic can’t be underestimated, particularly of patients affected by addiction. Heightened public stress and anxiety levels, increasing isolation and therefore the physical consequences of addiction play an outsized role within the proliferation and ongoing relapse of substance misuse and behavioural addiction.

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ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.002/20200803

10.25215/0803.002

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020