Volume 10, Issue 40 (3-2017)                   اعتيادپژوهي 2017, 10(40): 113-126 | Back to browse issues page

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Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University
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Objective: this study focuses on viewpoint of instructors about addiction prevention elements in the content of the thinking and life style book of seventh grade in academic year 2013-14. Method: this study is a descriptive survey with sample of 74 instructors of seventh grade, selected by proportional stratified random method. The study tool is author designed inventory to review perceptions and expectations of instructors in seven elements. Selected data were analyzed using single sample t-test, dependent t-test, and Freedman test. Findings: according to the results, instructors believe in the content of thinking and life style book of seventh grade emotions and stress management is most and education about Drugs is less emphasized. Results of Freedman test also show the emotions and stress management has the highest and education about Drugs the lowest average score. Results of t dependent test, however, show a difference between perceptions and expectations of instructors in addiction prevention elements, and they should be more highlighted. Conclusion: the viewpoint of instructors on considering addiction prevention elements in thinking and life style book of seventh grade is positive and placing addiction prevention issues and life skills such as thinking skills and integration of teaching materials in textbooks can be important in different ways.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/02/7 | Accepted: 2017/03/24 | Published: 2017/05/8