Nurse’s efforts in adolescent as the most drug-abusing population have not been able to run optimally as indicated by the increase in prevalence and relapse rates, so further studies are needed regarding the problems experienced by nurses during the handling process. The aim of this systematic review was to find out the problems experienced by nurses while dealing in adolescent drug users. The database were used EBSCOhost, ProQuest, Sage Publication, and Springerlink identified and published from 2016-2020, in English, and in the nurse population both in hospitals or other rehabilitation. The keywords were "adolescent * OR youth * OR teen *" AND "nursing intervention" OR "nursing care" AND "drug abuse" OR "drug misuse" OR "drug addiction. Article identification was carried out using the PRISMA guidelines. Based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria there were 9 relevant articles. Analysis illustrated the existence of internal and external problems experienced by nurses. Internal problems consisted of values, morals, and perceptions. External problems consisted of the characteristics of youth development tasks, agency policies, and socio-cultural conditions. These problems affected the interaction of nurses with clients, family, peers, and other professions. Increased knowledge and ability of nurses as well as a review of policies in providing nursing care can be done to overcome internal and external problems experienced by nurses to optimize their duties and roles in dealing with adolescent drug users.
|Journal||Jurnal Penelitian Kesehatan Suara Forikes|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|