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ВЛИЯНИЕ НА ЛИЧНОСТОВАТА ХАРАКТЕРИСТИКА „ТЪРСЕНЕ НА УСЕЩАНИЯ" ЗА РАЗВИТИЕ НА АДИКТИВНО ПОВЕДЕНИЕ
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SENSATION SEEKING AND DRUG ADDICTION

Author(s): Sonya Budeva
Subject(s): Psychology
Published by: Институт за изследване на населението и човека - Българска академия на науките

Summary/Abstract: The article presents relationships between sensation seeking and drug addiction. This is the personal trait, which is describing like "seeking of varied, novel, and complex sensations and experiences". Drug addiction is associate with personal vulnerability. The people who misuse with drugs demonstrated higher rates of impulsivity, risk taking, emotional instability. These dimensions of personality have a strong relation with sensation seeking and they are very similar. The material review the sensation seeking like personality risk factor for substance use and misuse. It is new view in etiology of drug addiction.

  • Issue Year: 08/2005
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 49-53
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Bulgarian