Volume 9, Issue 33 (6-2015)                   etiadpajohi 2015, 9(33): 135-144 | Back to browse issues page

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najafi S, nadri F, sahebi A. The Effectiveness of Choice Theory in Quality of Life and Resilience of Drug Users. etiadpajohi. 2015; 9 (33) :135-144
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Objective: This study was an attempt to evaluate the effectiveness of the application of choice theory in quality of life and resilience of male drug users of Tehran. Method: An experimental research design with pretest-posttest and control group was employed for this study wherein 40 drug users were randomly selected from a governmental center. The experimental group was exposed to twelve 90-minute intervention sessions of choice theory. Then, both groups were tested. The follow-up was performed two months later. Quality of life questionnaire and Connor-Davidson resilience scale were used for data collection purposes. Results: The results of this study showed that the application of choice theory had an impact on quality of life and resilience. This finding was actively present in the follow-up, as well. Conclusion: This Method can be used to treat addicts.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/12 | Accepted: 2015/08/2 | Published: 2015/08/16

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