This PSEB 12th Class Sociology Notes Chapter 10 Social Problems: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 12th Class Sociology Notes Chapter 10 Social Problems: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
- That place of living is in urban areas which is illegally constructed and which lack basic amenities of life.
- It is an idiom used for governmental interference. In the name of official rules, bureaucracy tries to interfere everywhere.
- Alcohol is a type of depressant that slows down the brain and one starts to think and behave in a particular way.
- It is a situation in which people don’t have the basic necessities of life.
- For example, lack of food, drinking water, shelter, clothes, medicine, etc.
- It is a custom in which preference is given to one’s own friends or relatives while giving jobs or any other work.
- Crime of minor nature committed by young persons.
- Emotional isolation is called alienation.
Peer Group: Peer group is a social and primary group whose members have a common background, age, ideas, social status, etc.
→ Each society goes through the phases of transitions. These transitions or changed can be constructive as well as destructive.
→ If these changes are destructive, many problems occur in a society that could have dangerous consequences. These problems are known as social problems.
→ There can be many factors responsible for social problems such as socio-cultural factors, economic factors, regional factors, political factors, environmental factors etc.
→ All these factors collectively give birth to social problems.
→ Presently, people have started considering alcoholism as a social problem that was not considered during earlier times.
→ Alcoholism is a method of consuming alcohol that is not only dangerous for himself but for his family as well.
→ There can be many reasons for alcoholism such as misery, occupation, friends, entertainment, business, etc.
→ Alcoholism can have dangerous consequences such as loss of money, bad impact on health, increase in crimes, poverty, individual and familial disorganization etc.
→ Presently, the problem of drug addiction is increasing day by day. Young persons are inclining towards drugs and they are becoming a drug addicts.
→ Drug addiction is a physical and psychological dependence on anything without which one cannot live.
→ We can include many things in drugs such as sedatives, stimulants, narcotics, tobacco.
→ If one starts consuming any one of these, he becomes so dependent on them that he cannot live without them.
→ There can be many reasons for drug addiction such as psychological reasons, physical reasons, social factors, the impact of friends, to run away from tensions, etc.
→ Drug addiction can have many dangerous consequences such as dependency on drugs, loss of money, impact on health and family, etc.