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| Published: April 29, 2017

Women Substance Abuse a Rising Problem in India

Dr. Uma Joshi

Professor and Director AIBAS, Amity University, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Mr. Bhawani Singh Rathore

Ph.D Scholar, Amity University, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.039/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.039

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This paper traces the role of Substance abuse among women in India. In the last few years, attention has shifted from male to female substance abuse in India. As the numbers of female substance abusers perpetuate to elevate, researches and studies deliberate to understand gender-centric etiological factors, ill effects, phenomenology, outcome, and obstruction cognate to treatment with the aim to develop more efficacious treatment programs. Though, because of non-recognition of women substance abusers, the studies on Indian women substance abusers population being sparse. This paper tries to highlight the issues and rising problem of women substance abuse in India.

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Dr. Uma Joshi @ bhawanis218@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.039/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.039

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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