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Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran
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Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the structural relationship model between social support and life satisfaction mediated by self-esteem, loneliness, and self-control in substance-dependent individuals in Lar. Method: The present study was descriptive-correlational of structural equation modeling type. The statistical population of the present study included all substance-dependent individuals referring to 15 addiction treatment centers in Lar. Among them, 222 individuals were selected by convenience sampling method. Participants individually completed the life satisfaction questionnaire, the self-esteem questionnaire, the social support questionnaire, the loneliness questionnaire, and the self-control questionnaire. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation and structural equation modeling methods. Results: The results showed that self-esteem, loneliness, and self-control mediated the relationship between social support and life satisfaction in substance-dependent individuals. Conclusion: According to the results of the present study, treatment programs can increase life satisfaction in substance-dependent individuals by targeting the increase of social support, self-esteem, and self-control and the reduction of loneliness, and provide a basis for the withdrawal of substance use in these individuals.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/07/5 | Accepted: 2021/02/5 | Published: 2021/02/11

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