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Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part E (2021)

Association of psychological wellbeing and emotional maturity in persons with substance use disorder

Association of psychological wellbeing and emotional maturity in persons with substance use disorder

Author(s)
Karabi Chutia
Abstract
Substance use or addiction disrupts many dimensions or aspects of individual’s life. There are ill effects on physical and mental health, family or interpersonal conflicts, failure to meet work, school obligations, legal problems etc. It effects the person in psychological well being as well. Wellbeing is considered as a positive physical, mental and social state. Mental or psychological wellbeing includes factors such as individual’s ability to develop their potential, work productively and creatively, build strong and positive relationships with others and contribute to their community. It also involves areas of life such as feelings of satisfaction, optimism, self- esteem, having some control over one’s life, having a purpose in life and sense of belonging and support. However it has been recognized that persons with substance use disorder have often fail to express their feelings and emotions and these suppressed feelings often make the person to continue use of the substance despite evidence of adverse effects on psychological, physical, social, interpersonal relationship. These symptoms affect the quality of life of the people with substance use disorder.
Pages: 306-308  |  617 Views  107 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Karabi Chutia. Association of psychological wellbeing and emotional maturity in persons with substance use disorder. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(3):306-308. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2021.v7.i3e.8420
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