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Balakireva E A, Kovalenko Y V, Begina O G, Tempelin E A, Kryuchkova T A. Prevalence of Bad Habits Among Juvenile Convicts. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal 2023; 21 (1) :89-96
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1547-en.html
1- Belgorod State National Research University, Belgorod, Russia.
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Objectives: This study was done to assess the spread of bad habits among juvenile convicts and determine the motives for use and the consequences of addiction.
Methods: This study was descriptive and carried out at the Federal State Healthcare Institution. The study group included 106 adolescents aged 14 to 19 years. Sample selection was based on a multi-stage sampling method. The research tool was a questionnaire and changes were made according to the study population it covered all the important aspects of the concept being measured. To analyze data, SPSS software, versio16 was utilized.
Results: A total of 92 convicts out of 106 had bad habits. Drugs were taken by 30 adolescents, alcohol use was reported by 72 teenagers, and nine teenagers were smokers. Ten adolescents who took surfactants were registered with the narcologist. Twenty convicts were treated by psychiatrists. Most of the convicts using various psychoactive substances experienced serious learning difficulties and 17 teenagers had aggravated heredity in alcoholism and drug addiction.
Discussion: Adolescents admitted to penitentiary institutions are characterized by a significant increase in harmful addictions, which subsequently affect their mental and somatic health and contribute to the formation of an asocial personality.

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Article type: Original Research Articles | Subject: methodology in rehabilitation
Received: 2021/12/27 | Accepted: 2023/02/9 | Published: 2023/03/1

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