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Impact of Internet Addiction on Youth’s Mental Health

The internet has become an important part of modern-day life, and the global population has risen to almost 3.8 billion using the internet. The association between heavy use of the internet and mental disorders has evolved over the past few years. Impact of Internet Addiction (IA) is characterized as a disorder of impulse control that does not include an intoxicant. IA refers to an impairment of different roles in life. IA, which is characterized as unregulated internet gaming behavior with negative impacts on psychosocial functions, is a consequence of Internet gaming disorder (IGD).

Impact of Internet Addiction on Youth's Mental Health
Internet Addiction

IA has been linked with a lot of mental conditions. Low self-esteem, impulsivity, poor sleep quality, mood disorder, and suicide have been reported to be associated with it, hence impact of internet addiction can be extremely harmful. A study using a self-report questionnaire of 2,114 students (1,204 males and 910 females) diagnosed with IA found that people with IA had greater symptoms of ADHD, depressive disorders, social phobia, and aggression, especially among male adolescents. It is proposed that the ability, insights, and self-awareness through yoga and mindfulness practices can target multiple psychological, neurological, physiological, and behavioral mechanisms involved in addiction and relapse in a major analysis on yoga and mindfulness as complementary therapies for addiction.

Serene Retreat is one of the leading Addiction and Mental Health Treatment provider that is equipped with all the required aids and practices needed. It is based in Malaysia with its branches locally and abroad. It is nourished with the best experts and practitioners of the field and can aid with the best possible ways to get the children out of the situation. For more information about our treatment programs, you can reach us via Call/Whatsapp +60 14-687 2268 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my.

References

Khanna S, Greeson JM: A narrative review of yoga and mindfulness as complimentary therapies for addiction. Complement Ther Med 2013; 21: 244–252.

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The impact of extensive drug abuse to our mental health

The impact of extensive drug abuse to our mental health

Chronic use of some medication will cause each short- and semi-permanent changes within the brain, which may cause mental state problems together with psychosis, depression, anxiety, aggression, hallucinations, and alternative issues. Hence, the impact of extensive drug abuse
Many people who are addicted to drugs are also diagnosed with other mental disorders and vice versa. Compared with the general population, people addicted to drugs are roughly twice as likely to suffer from mood and anxiety disorders, with the reverse also true. In 2015, an estimated 43.4 million adults ages 18 and older experienced some form of mental illness Of these, 8.1 million had both a substance use disorder and another mental illness. Although substance use disorders commonly occur with other mental illnesses, it’s often unclear whether one helped cause the other or if common underlying risk factors contribute to both disorders.
The repercussions of drug abuse extend well beyond the individual drug addict, as HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome), aggression, tuberculosis, fetal effects, crime, and disturbances in the family, workplace, and educational environments have detrimental impacts on society and cost billions of dollars. It is the ultimate objective of the nation’s investment in substance abuse study, irrespective of the factors at work, to take more successful steps to discourage drug abuse and reduce its related costs and effects.
Drug Abuse or Substance abuse can have negative side effects that can lead to long term problems and hence are needed to be addressed by the field professionals and medical experts.
Serene Retreat is one of the leading Addiction and Mental Health Treatment provider based in Malaysia with its branches locally and abroad. It is nourished with the best experts and practitioners of the field and can aid with the best possible ways to get the children out of the situation. Furthermore, we at Serene do have customize programs for youth with vaping addiction. For more information about our treatment programs, you can reach us via Call/Whatsapp +60 14-687 2268 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my.

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The Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Drug and Alcohol Addiction Problems

As we all know about the Covid-19 pandemic spread all over the world and killed millions of people in duration of last few months.  On one hand where people are dying due to this deadly virus; on the other hand, another way this virus has affected the lives of people is by impacting their mental health and increased in their addiction problems.  This is because of the lockdown situation; people are isolated to their homes and with limited ways to diversify their routine.

There are two categories of people to whom Covid 19 has affected mainly suffering from addiction. One of the category are those people who are already suffering from addiction especially drug and alcohol adductors due to increase in mental stress and anxiety and lack of opportunities to recover; the number of existing adductors have increased across the world.

The second category are those people who due to mental health issues or in depression, stress and anxiety got involved in drug and alcohol addiction to neutralize their minds. According to a survey conducted by WHO it is observed that almost 43 % increase in drug and alcohol users across the world which has got a bigger portion of new addictors.

Now after such a high impact on addiction, now there is a great role Is and should be played by addiction rehab centers across the world mainly in developing countries. Among them one of the Asia’s Best Rehab Center is “Serene Retreat” which is located in Malaysia. We offer treatment to all kinds of addiction problems under the supervision of our addiction and mental health experts through  high standard treatment programs.

To reach us you can Call/Whatsapp +60146872268 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my

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