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Jenaabadi H, Nastiezaie N, Mrziyeh A. The Role of Perceived Social Support and Feelings of Social-Emotional Loneliness in Addiction Relapse (Case Study: Self-Referred Addicts to Drug Rehab Centers in Zahedan). etiadpajohi 2018; 11 (44) :91-106
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Objective: This study sought to examine the role of perceived social support and feelings of social-emotional loneliness in addiction relapse. Method: This research was a descriptive study and its statistical population included all self-referred male addicts to drug rehab centers in Zahedan who had at least the history of drug withdrawal for once. Through convenience sampling method, 200 individuals were selected and were studied using two questionnaires, including Ziment, Dahlem, Zimet, and Farley Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (1988) and Russell Feelings of Loneliness Scale (1993). To analyze the obtained data, T test and correlation coefficient were run in SPSS21. Results: Mean values of social support and feelings of loneliness were equal to 2.6±0.868 and 3.72±0.801, respectively. In addition, 54.5% of the addicts considered lack of social support effective in addiction relapse and 76.5% of them regarded feelings of loneliness effective in addiction relapse (P<0.01). Correlation coefficient of social support and feelings of loneliness was -0.497 that was significant (P<0.01). Conclusion: Lack of social support and feelings of social and emotional loneliness play a key role in addiction relapse.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2015/12/6 | Accepted: 2018/03/9 | Published: 2018/03/17

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