Volume 15, Issue 62 (1-2022)                   etiadpajohi 2022, 15(62): 167-184 | Back to browse issues page

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Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
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Aim: Addiction is a psychosocial disease that causes psychological and physiological dependence of a person with these substances and has adverse effects on physical, mental and social functioning. One of the important aspects of this issue is the return to addiction after quitting and the increase of addiction in the society. The aim of this study was to determine the social components affecting the increase of addiction in society. Method: This descriptive and survey study and the statistical population included all drug addicts who referred to addiction treatment centers in Bojnourd in 1398 and the population was 1534 people. According to Cochran's formula, 308 of them were estimated as the sample size and selected by simple random sampling. Data collection tool consisted of two researcher-made questionnaires that had good validity and reliability. Research data were analyzed using Smart PLS and SPSS software. Results: The findings of the present study showed that the effective factors in this study (family, media, lifestyle, ease of access, attitudes toward health, peers, adherence to religious rites, social status) have a positive and significant effect on increasing addiction in society. Also, the research findings indicated a good fit of the research conceptual model. Conclusion: Social components are effective in increasing addiction in society and it is suggested to pay attention to these components in reducing addiction.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/02/2 | Accepted: 2022/01/30 | Published: 2022/03/5

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