Uzależnienia jako przejaw dewiacji społecznej
Addictions as a Sign of Social Deviation
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This article represents considerations for social deviation, specifically various modifications of addictions. First of all, author analyses opinions such sociologists as Durkheim or Merton. The social deviation may be defined as the unenforcement of rules and recognized patterns of behavior. The root causes of addictions are psychological factors as compulsive behaviors and emotional disorders, social factors as abnormal socialization, social structures for example nonfunctional fami- lies and subculture of friendly groups, cultural as lack of confidence and public consent to different deviations and political as injustice, social inequalities, nepotism, corruption and economical and political transformation. It is significant that the others reasons of subjection between other things are such social problems as unemployment or poverty. Put another way, the problem of addictions is not really a sociological one but psychological, political, cultural, economical so that we can not to treat with disregard it and must elaborate eligi- ble prophylaxis preventing pathologies.
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