Youth Trend Factors addiction to Drugs in Karaj in 1994

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan

2 Faculty member of Sociology, Islamic Azad University, Dehaghan Branch

3 Post-Graduate Student of Islamic Azad University

4 Ph.D. in Sociology


The youth trend factors addiction to drugs was the purpose of this research. In the other words, it is attempted to answer to essential question what factors are caused to the addiction in the youth? To reach to answer the above question, it is used mainly from four theoretical perspectives namely anomaly theory, isolationism theory, labeling theory and Sutherland learning theory. The independent variables include individual, social and family factors and dependent variables addiction to the drugs. Statistical population of the research include the entire of addicted youth to the drugs (They have a drug addiction for one year and education are significant) which were examined among 90 people of them in the randomly sampling method and was survey research methods and then data is collected with using the questionnaire and were analyzed the data resulting from descriptive statistics, frequency table and chi- squared test on SPSS software. The findings indicate that individual, social, economic and family factors affect the youth addiction to the drugs.