Volume 9, Issue 35 (2-2016)                   etiadpajohi 2016, 9(35): 149-162 | Back to browse issues page

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Soleimani E, Senobar L. Effectiveness of music therapy in state-trait anxiety rate of addicts in drug-free rehabilitation stage. etiadpajohi 2016; 9 (35) :149-162
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Objective: This study was an attempt to investigate the effect of music therapy on addicts’ state-trait anxiety rate in the stage of drug-free rehabilitation. Method: A quasi-experimental research design, along with pretest-posttest and control group was employed for the conduct of this study. The statistical population of the study included the addicts in the rehabilitation stage who had referred to the clean collaborators rehabilitation camp in Ardebil province in November 2014. From this population, the number of 32 addicts in 16-50-year-old age range was selected as the participants of the study by convenience sampling method. State-Trait Anxiety Inventory was used for data collection. Results: The results of multivariate covariant analysis showed that there is a significant difference between control and experimental groups in state and trait anxiety. In other words, the state and trait anxiety of addicts in the experimental group had been reduced after music therapy. Conclusion: Considering the obtained results, it can be concluded that music therapy alone or along other psychological interventions can be an effective method for reducing addicts’ anxiety in drug-free rehabilitation stage.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/01/24 | Accepted: 2016/01/24 | Published: 2016/01/24

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