Volume 11, Issue 42 (9-2017)                   اعتيادپژوهي 2017, 11(42): 213-228 | Back to browse issues page

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Sohrabi F, Nateghi M. The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Suicidal Thoughts and Impulsivity among Adolescents with Addiction. اعتيادپژوهي. 2017; 11 (42) :213-228
URL: http://etiadpajohi.ir/article-1-1389-en.html
Azad university
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Objective: Drug addiction is a phenomenon that occurs in any country, whether developed or developing, which is categorized in the group of social ills because of its consequence. This provides the grounds for other harms. The current study was an attempt to evaluate the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy in suicidal thoughts and impulsivity in adolescents. Method: The population of the present study included the addicted adolescents who had attended rehab camps in Tehran. The number of 30 participants was selected using convenience non-probabilistic sampling method. Then, the participants were randomly assigned to two experimental and control groups. The questionnaires pertaining to impulsiveness and suicidal thoughts were used for data collection purposes. Cognitive-behavioral therapy was offered to the experimental group, but the control group received no intervention. The posttest was also administered to both groups. Results: The results showed that cognitive-behavioral therapy could significantly reduce impulsivity and suicidal thoughts in addicted adolescents. Conclusion: This type of treatment can be used to treat addicts.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/02/11 | Accepted: 2017/10/12 | Published: 2017/10/12

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