It pertains to the possible use or abuse of the different types of drugs that may be brought into use by the adults of the family members. These drugs may come in a variety of items which are all dangerous towards the human health. According to the substance abuse theory, alcoholism is one of the most prominent of the problems and substance abuse element which finds its usage in the different spheres of the struggling families and individuals.
Desperation due to failures within, or family disputes or possible lack of opportunities or failing to pass some tests or social recognition and accreditation measures also lead an individual to adopting the substance abuse theory status where excessive dependency is observed over drugs and other harmful elements that may temporarily appear to be comforting and relieving, yet in long run are totally disastrous and lead to long terms failures that may not be recoverable through therapies and counseling processes.
Frustration aggression theory (Sanderson ,386) is another similar theory that reflects that kind of mind, body language and actions that are reflected based on the circumstances, the success or failure met with. In the context of the family environment and family relationship, the frustration aggression theory states that the individual becomes aggressive when their goals are not met with.