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ROLE OF PRINT MEDIA IN CAMPAIGN AGAINST DRUG ABUSE (A STUDY OF VANGUARD AND PUNCH NEWSPAPER)

Abstract This study was on role of print Media in campaign against drug abuse (A study of vanguard and Punch newspaper). Five objectives were raised which included: To examine the issue of drugs abuse in Nigeria, to ascertain the extent to which the print media has carried out campaign against drugs abuse in Nigeria, to examine the challenges facing the print media in the campaign against drugs abuse in Nigeria ...

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THE ROLE OF MEDIA IN CREATING AWARENESS AGAINST DRUG ABUSE

1.1 Background to the Study Mass media have been a major agent of socialization and tool for social change especially now that people depend on message from mass media. The potential power of the mass media help solve social problems. television, radio and print advertising can entice people to buy a wide range of products and services, and newspaper messages and advertisement influence our ideas, values and behaviour. According to ...

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THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This research was aimed at investigating the incidence of drugs abuse among secondary school students in Esan Central LGA of Edo State the findings of the research were based on the effect of drugs, reasons for drugs abuse, how these drugs are gotten, the students that abuse it more and the commonly abused drugs secondary school students randomly chosen, drawn from 10 secondary school four boys schools two girls ...

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THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Drugs have been use by man since his creation. According to Vender (1997:790) human beings have long history of using chemical comforters drugs to change their mood, feeling, or perception. Samuel (1974:50) indicated that “there has been no time in history that was free from man’s constant search for substance from the environment that he might use to alter his perception and feelings. Although drug use ...

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LECTURERS PERCEPTION OF THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG ABUSE ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.

TABLE OF CONTENTS  Title Page   -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Approval Page      -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Declaration -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Dedication  -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Acknowledgement         -        -        -        -        -        -        - Abstract      -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Table of Contents -        -        -        -        -        -        ...

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IMPACT OF DRUG ABUSE ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH.

  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Background of the study Survey by World Health Organization reveals that young people are exposed to alcohol at many levels in society, particularly through advertising and peer pressure. As a result, harmful drinking habits are on the rise among adolescents and other youth. The 73 countries that responded to a World Health Organization (WHO) survey on alcohol and health, 71 percent reported that underage drinking had ...

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DRUG ABUSE AMONG ADOLESCENTS

ABSTRACT Drugs have been used throughout the entire human history for a variety of reasons, such reasons as treatment, prevention and diagnosis of illnesses. The benefits derived from drugs prescribed by a physician and taken in accordance to prescriptions for outweigh the possible risks involved in their abuse. Drug is considered dangerous and unacceptable to the society when it is used for a purpose order that what is medically legitimate ...

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ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE IN NIGERIA THE ROLE OF CHRISTIANITY IN CURBING THE MENACE

Abstract:  The consequences of drug abuse and alcoholism placed great burden on Nigerian society as it affected the economy, the health care system, the criminal justice system, and threatens job security, public safety, marital and family life.  Alcoholism and the abuse of other drugs, both licit and illicit can affect all aspect of a person’s life.  It can also affect the brain, damage emotional stability, finances, career, family and the ...

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LECTURERS’ PERCEPTION ON THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG ABUSE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Drug can simply be said to be a substance that affects the function of living cells, used in medicine and related disciplines to diagnose, cure, prevent the occurrence of diseases and disorders, and prolong the life. Moronkola (1993) believed that use, misuse and abuse of drugs are three concepts in drug issues that need proper classification. Use is a term reserved for any ...

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CAUSES OF DRUG ABUSE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Drug abuse is a social problem of great concern in our society like other social problems; drug abuse has been attracting the attention of sociologist, political scientist, psychologist, philosophers, criminologist and social workers. Social worker in particular, have been working relentlessly to provide solutions to the problems posed by drug abuse, to this end, several causal explanations, causes affect as recommendations through ...

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DRUG ABUSE AND ITS HEALTH IMPLICATIONS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY A drug can be defined as any chemical solid, liquid or amorphous substance derived from plants, animals or mineral resources which is applied externally or internally to cause some desirable effects. Also, drug can be defined as a substance which by its chemical nature has an effect to open the body of higher nervous system (the mind) the effect of drug could be positive ...

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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DRUG ABUSE AND TONE OF DISCIPLINE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA.

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page   -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Approval Page      -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Declaration -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Dedication  -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Acknowledgement         -        -        -        -        -        -        - Abstract      -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        - Table of Contents -        -        -        -        -        -        ...

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CAUSES OF DRUG ABUSE AND ITS EFECTS AMONG SCONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY  Drug abuse is a social problem of great concern in our society like other social problems; drug abuse has been attracting the attention of sociologist, political scientist, psychologist, philosophers, criminologist and social workers. Social worker in particular, have been working relentlessly to provide solutions to the problems posed by drug abuse, to this end, several causal explanations, causes affect as recommendations through drug ...

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DRUG ABUSE AND TONE OF DISCIPLINE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study From independence, the secondary school system of education in Nigeria experienced a high level of discipline. The attitudes and behavior of secondary school students was worthy of emulation. In recent times, the high level of discipline experienced in our secondary school system has drastically declined resulting in all kinds of social vices including drug abuse.  That is the reason the researcher has decided to ...

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A STUDY OF THE CAUSES, EFFECT AND REMEDIES OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Research over the past two decades has tried to determine how drug abuse begins and how it progresses from time immemorial, the use of drugs has always been associated with the existence of mans. In the earliest societies, man ahs always thought that disease was as a result of the gods being angry and to prevent or cure such diseases sacrifices were made. ...

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CAUSES OF DRUG ABUSE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This research is carried out to critically review the causes of drug abuse among secondary school students in Jalingo Local Government Area Taraba State as a case study. To make this research a reality questionnaires were administered to collect information, the information was collected from different places. The motive behind the research on the causes of drug abuse among secondary school students stem from the belief that students now ...

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THE FACTOR INFLUENCING DRUG ABUSE AMONG STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This research work is geared to identify the factors that influences the effect of drug abuse among student, College of Education Ekiadolor was used as a case study, in the process questionnaire were administered to guide the data through interview method to case modern case and trend of drug abuse, the findings rate of the study revealed that the high rate of drug abuse is as a result of ...

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THE INCIDENCE OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This research was aimed at investigating the incidence of drugs abuse among secondary school students in Esan Central LGA of Edo State the findings of the research were based on the effect of drugs, reasons for drugs abuse, how these drugs are gotten, the students that abuse it more and the commonly abused drugs secondary school students randomly chosen, drawn from 10 secondary school four boys schools two girls ...

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DRUG ABUSE AND STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCES IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL: A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN IKPOBA OKHA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE

ABSTRACT The study examined the problems of drug and substances, abuse among students in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. In the course of this study, the concept of drug substances and their abuses as well as misuse were looked into. The views of different authors about drug abuse were equally examined. The study was aimed at finding out how parents and family background, peer group, curiosity, etc ...

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