Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6488

Naeem Aslam

Naeem Aslam
National Institute of Psychology,

  • Short Communication
    Drug Addiction, Criminality and Birth Order
    Author(s): Naeem AslamNaeem Aslam

    The aim of present study was to see the frequency of crime among individuals with drug addiction with respect to birth order. Data of 332 (73 first born; 188 middle born; and 71 last born) indoor male patients was taken from a tertiary care drug addiction treatment centre and rehabilitation centre Pakistan. The age range of the participants was from 15 to 57 years (M = 29.5, SD = 2.4). Findings showed that the frequency of substance abuse among first born, middle born and last born was 22%, 57% and 21% respectively. And the frequency of crime was 26.03% among first born, 29.79% among middle born and 29.58% among last born. Results showed that there is no difference among the groups across birth order and crime. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000191

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