Munawir Saragih

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine,, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, Indonesia


  • Research Article   
    Associated Risk Factors in Psychological Distress Among Individuals with Methamphetamine Abuse
    Author(s): Elmeida Effendy*, Thomas Hendriko, Vita Camellia, Munawir Saragih and Fenny Aprilia Saragih

    Background: Substance abuse has been a worldwide phenomenon related to various health and psychosocial burden. One of the substance that is most widely abused in recent year is methamphetamine. Methamphetamine (MA) which is also known as “sabu-sabu” in Indonesia is a very well-known and widely used substance. 52 million users varying from 15 to 64 years of age are estimated to have used amphetamine for non-medical purpose at least once a year. Among other prohibited stimulant drugs, such as cocaine, methamphetamine, 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamin, and amphetamine has always been on the top of the selling chart in Europe. Methamphetamine selling has been shown to be increasing as well [1]. Aims: The study is intended to assess factors related to psychological distress in individuals with methamphetamine abuse. Method.. Read More»

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