Volume 12, Issue 48 (2-2019)                   اعتيادپژوهي 2019, 12(48): 11-26 | Back to browse issues page

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university of Tabriz
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Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of problem-solving and assertiveness skills training in the attitude change toward substance abuse in adolescent girls. Method: An experimental research design along with pre-test/ post-test/ control group was used for the conduct of the present study. The statistical population of this study consisted of female high school students in Tabriz during the academic year 2016-17. The research sample consisted of 30 students who were randomly selected using random multistage cluster sampling method and were randomly assigned to one experimental group and one control group. The experimental group received the training. Results: The results of this study showed that problem-solving and assertiveness skills training can improve adolescents' attitudes toward drug use. Conclusion: Life skills training, such as problem-solving skills and assertiveness can be used to prevent substance abuse.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/01/9 | Accepted: 2018/12/7 | Published: 2019/02/7