Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse in Military Personnels

AUTHORS

Mohamad Reza Najarzadegan 1 , * , S. Abbas Tavalaee 2 , Gholamreza Karami 3

1 General Physician

2 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Bagiatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Behavior Scinces Reasearch Center Bagiatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

How to Cite: Najarzadegan M R, Tavalaee S A, Karami G. Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse in Military Personnels, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(2):e93570.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (2); e93570
Published Online: January 29, 2012
Article Type: Review Article
Received: May 29, 2011
Accepted: June 29, 2011
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Abstract

Background : Drug abuse was existed in militaries all of the time and according to many researches it has very negatinve effect military readiness and their epic activity. So in many military systems ordained some protocols to prevent and treatment Drug abuse and addiction in soldiers.

  Materials and Method : In this original article we surveyed all literatures about substance abuse and addiction in militaries, inside & outside data banks and military psychology’s title books for prevention and control and treatment of addiction and substance abuse in militaries around the world.

  Results : results show some ingredients such drug traffic interdiction, hard disciplinary for addiction, periodic urinary analysis, comm:::union::: of family and friends for prevention and treatment of addiction, disciplinary proportionate to previous act and duty of persons, special attention to personal and social problems, cooperation between military hospitals and rehabilitation centers, using the commanders, idolize the superior personnels all of them were the common things in these protocols.

  Conclusion : Purposed, with survey and using existing protocols ordinated the special protocol for prevention and treatment of drug abuse in militaries in Islamic Republics of IRAN. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(2): 1-8 ]

 

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