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Sevari K, Shnachi S. The Effectiveness of Self-Awareness Skills Training in Increased Impulse Control and Reduced Tendency to Drug Use. اعتيادپژوهي. 2017; 11 (42) :269-280
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Objective: In the present study, the effectiveness of emotional self-aware­ness skills training in increasing impulse control and decreasing tendency to drug use was investigated. Method: In this quasi-experimental study with pre-test post-test/control group, all the male students in third grade high school in district 3 of Ahvaz constituted the population of the study. Among the population, fifty participants were selected via simple random sampling method and were divided into two groups (experimental and control). Only the experimental group was exposed to eleven training sessions of emotional self-aware­ness. For data collection purposes, Bar-on's Impulse Control Subscale and Zargar's Addiction Potential test were used. Results: The results showed that emotional self- aware­ness skills training in the experimental group led to the increase of impulse control and the decrease of addiction potential. Conclusion: Emotional self- aware­ness skills training is necessary to promote prevention of abusive behaviors of narcotics.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/4 | Accepted: 2017/09/15 | Published: 2017/10/12

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