Volume 13, Issue 54 (1-2020)                   etiadpajohi 2020, 13(54): 265-278 | Back to browse issues page

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University of Bushehr
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The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of stress management training on the basis of the Meichenbaum method on psychological empowerment, social skills and reducing the craving of addicts in addiction treatment clinics in Shahid Moshehad. In this study, a semi-experimental design with pre-test and post-test design with control group And the statistical population has been used by all patients treated with methadone in addiction treatment clinics. The target sample is 30 of them. They were selected using purposeful sampling based on the criteria for entering the research and divided into two experimental and control groups in a simple random manner. Both groups completed Sturm et al. (1999), psychological empowerment questionnaires (1973), social skills questionnaire (1939) and Franken et al. (2000). The test group was 8 sessions of 1 hour 2 sessions per week were under stress-management training in the Meichenbaum mode, but the control group did not receive any training. Finally, the data were analyzed through covariance analysis using SPSS software. Results showed that the mean scores of psychological empowerment and social skills of the experimental group were significantly more than the control group and the mean craving scores of the experimental group was less than that of the control group (01 / 0˂P). Based on this, it can be concluded that stress management training in the manner of Meichenbaum has been able to provide the basis for reducing craving and increase psychological empowerment and social skills, and can serve as an effective way to improve the situation. Patients treated for addiction should be used.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/10/12 | Accepted: 2020/02/14 | Published: 2020/02/19

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