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pashmdoost M, ghaffari A. The Effectiveness of Metacognitive Group Therapy in Substance Withdrawal and its Stability. etiadpajohi. 2015; 9 (34) :99-110
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Objective: The current study was aimed at examining the effectiveness of metacognitive group therapy in substance withdrawal and its stability. Method: Pre-test and post-test along with control group were employed for the conduct of this study. The study population consisted of all addicts who had referred to rehab centers in Tabriz in the second half of 2013 and the first half of 2014. Then, the number of 50 participants was selected via random sampling method, 25 participants received metacognitive intervention and 25 participants constituted the control group. McMullin Addiction Thought Scale, Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale, and Attitude to Addiction Scale were administered to the participants. In addition, metacognitive group therapy was carried out in eight 60-minute sessions. Results: The results showed that metacognitive group therapy decreased attitude towards addiction and increased tendency to change and addiction treatment. Conclusion: Metacognitive group therapy is one of the treatment methods effective in attitudes toward addiction and tendency to change and treatment.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/8 | Accepted: 2015/10/23 | Published: 2015/10/29

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