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Ghodrati Mirkoohi M, Baldaran N, Abdollahi G. Prediction of Cognitive Flexibility in Methadone-Treated Patients based on Meta-Worry, Anxiety, and Duration and Amount of Methadone Use. اعتيادپژوهي. 2017; 11 (42) :181-196
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Objective: The aim of this study was to predict cognitive flexibility based on meta-­worry, anxiety, duration and dose of methadone use. Method: The current research was a descriptive-correlational one. The statistical population of this study included all male drug-dependents who were under methadone treatment in Qazvin in 2016. From among this population, 254 participants were selected via purposive sampling method and completed Wells's Meta-Worry Questionnaire (2005), Beck Anxiety Inventory (1988), and Dennis and Vander Wal's Cognitive Flexibility Inventory (2010). Results: The results of step-wise multivariate regression method showed that meta-­worry and anxiety significantly predicted cognitive flexibility in men under methadone treatment (p <0.05). Also, during and dose of methadone could not predicting cognitive flexibility (p > 0/05). Conclusion: It can be concluded that meta-worry and anxiety have a negative significant correlation with cognitive flexibility. In this way, the high levels of meta-worry anxiety lead to low cognitive flexibility. Therefore, it is necessary to focus on metacognitive components for achieving high cognitive flexibility; in addition drug addicts under methadone maintenance treatment are recommended to use metacognitive therapy.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/02/3 | Accepted: 2017/09/21 | Published: 2017/10/12

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