Causes Of Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Nyendo-Ssenyange Division In Masaka District Uganda.

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ABSTRACT

The principle of this aims at investigating the causes of drug abuse in Nyendo

ssenyanga Division secondary schools Masaka district.

The research applied inspection method that involved qualitative and

quantitative approaches of collecting raw data.

Ten questionnaires were sent to ten respondents who completed and returned

all of them to the researcher.

The respondents were randomly sampled. Frequency tables and pie charts

were used to assemble and analyze the raw data in percentages.

The major causes of drug abuse among secondary school students were found

out to be, psychological causes and these include, genetics, trauma, mental

illness, important disclaimers, reward, memory, choice among others. Social

causes include, peer pressure, easy access, poor self esteem, being distressed

emotionally, devil worship, sensitivity among others. Environmental causes

include, home and family, foreign pop culture, homelessness or hostile

environment, stress, witnessing violence among other causes of drug abuse to

secondary students. Therefore, there is need for the government and all stakeholders to join hands in order to assuage the concern of drug abuse in secondary schools.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Causes Of Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Nyendo-Ssenyange Division In Masaka District Uganda.. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-drug-abuse-among-secondary-school-students-in-nyendo-ssenyange-division-in-masaka-district-uganda

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Causes Of Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Nyendo-Ssenyange Division In Masaka District Uganda." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-drug-abuse-among-secondary-school-students-in-nyendo-ssenyange-division-in-masaka-district-uganda . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Causes Of Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Nyendo-Ssenyange Division In Masaka District Uganda.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-drug-abuse-among-secondary-school-students-in-nyendo-ssenyange-division-in-masaka-district-uganda >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Causes Of Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Nyendo-Ssenyange Division In Masaka District Uganda." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/causes-of-drug-abuse-among-secondary-school-students-in-nyendo-ssenyange-division-in-masaka-district-uganda