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ahmadi F, hasani J, moradi A, saeidpoor S. The diagnostic role of delayed reward discounting and sensation seeking in substance use stimulant and opiate disorders. اعتيادپژوهي. 2017; 10 (40) :201-216
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Associate Professor kharazmi University
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Abstract

Introduction: One of the most important problems in global health in recent years, the high prevalence of substance use disorders and addiction. Psychological factors in vulnerability, aggravation, relapse and craving these disorders have a significant role. In this context, the aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic role of delayed reward discounting and sensation seeking in substance use stimulant and opiate disorders.

method: this study was a causal-comparative research design. The target population included all patients with stimulant, opiate disorders that referred to medical centers, 90 persons (stimulant: 45, opiate: 45), were selected by purposive sampling method, completed the Monetary-Choice Questionnaire, Sensation Seeking Scale Form V. Data were analyzed with the diagnostic analysis.

Findings: diagnostic Analysis with delayed reward discounting and sensation seeking variables showed that 86/66 percent of stimulants and 84/44 percent of opiates classified correctly.

Discussion & conclusion: delayed reward discounting and sensation seeking<span dir="RTL" style="font-family: " b="" zar";="" font-size:="" 13pt;="" mso-bidi-language:="" fa;="" mso-ascii-font-family:="" "times="" new="" roman";="" mso-hansi-font-family:="" roman";"=""> rolled in differentiation and diagnosis of stimulant and opiate groups significantly. Therefore, it’s recommended that in prevention and treatment programs associated with these two disorders will be pay special attention to these factors.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/27 | Accepted: 2017/04/12 | Published: 2017/05/8

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