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Identifying relapse indicators in a state-subsidised substance abuse treatment facility in Cape Town, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Substance abuse has been identified internationally and in South Africa as an escalating problem that has harmful effects on the substance user and on society. The cost of treating substance-related disorders places a ...
An exploratory study of aspects on environmental conditions associated with alcohol and drug abuse and criminal behaviour
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Universally it has been reported that the fundamental change in or breakdown of traditional patterns of family living is a major cause of juvenile crime around the world. Researchers argue althought sequential violence may ...
Rehabilitated substance abusers' experience of aftercare following completion of inpatient treatment
(University of the Western Cape, 2017)
Substance abuse is a public health concern in South Africa, and Western Cape Province in particular has been identified as having alarming rates of substance abuse. Substance abuse is the cause of some of the most pervasive ...
Reflections on the life-world experiences of the adolescent "tik" use
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
Substance abuse among adolescents is a global problem and South Africa is no exception. In the Western Cape there is an alarming popularity and increased use of an illicit highly addictive substance, locally known as ...
Physical activity and non-communicable disease risk factors: knowledge and perceptions of youth in a low resourced community in the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the rising cause of mortality globally. Physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption are common NCDs risk factors contributing ...