Volume 14, Issue 57 (11-2020)                   etiadpajohi 2020, 14(57): 171-186 | Back to browse issues page

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Abbaspour Z, Ghanbari Z. The Effectiveness of Family-Based Treatment on Attitude towards Substance Use in Female Students with Substance Use Disorder. etiadpajohi. 2020; 14 (57) :171-186
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Department of Counseling, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
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Objective: Substance abuse and addiction are serious problems in today's world, and high tendency to use substances in adolescents has attracted the attention of researchers and therapists. The aim of present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of family-based treatment on attitude towards substance use in female students with substance use disorder. Method: In this study, a multiple-baseline single-case experimental design was used. Accordingly, four families and their adolescent girls who engaged in substance abuse disorder were selected by purposive sampling. Family-based treatment was performed in three phases of baseline, intervention and follow-up, and adolescents responded to the opium attitude questionnaire. The data were analyzed using visual charting, reliable change index (RCI), and recovery percentage formula. Results: The results showed that family-based treatment led to a significant decrease in positive attitude towards substance use (30/93% recovery). Conclusion: The findings of this study showed that the family-based treatment can be effective in changing dysfunctional cycle of family system and decreasing positive attitude towards substance use in adolescents, and therapists can use this intervention to improve substance use disorder.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/04/21 | Accepted: 2020/12/10 | Published: 2020/12/18

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