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Efficacy of therapeutic community on mental symptoms of males with substance abuse disorder
مسيب يارمحمدي واصل
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Aim and Background: The therapeutic community (TC) is a residential treatment model, which is effective in the treatment of people with substance abuse disorder. The aim of the people study was to examine the effectiveness of TC on mental symptoms of persons with substance abuse disorder. Methods and Materials: In this experimental, pre-post test and follow-up study, referred patients with substance abuse disorder were studied in three phases. They were under TC treatment at least for 6 months. 474 subjects were selected by stratified sampling method from broujerd, Kerman, Ahvaz, and Bojnourd cities. The instruments used for data collection were a SCL90 questionnaire and morphin test. Data analyzed using aired samples T test. Findings: The intervention was effective on&nbsp; mental symptoms (symptoms of depression, paranoiad thought, morbid symptoms, obsession- compulsion, aggression, physical complaint, problem in social relationship, anxiety, phobia, psychosis) of studied population (P < 0.05). Also, more than half (59/27) of the referred patients were clean after one year follow-up period. Conclusions: The results demonstrated the effectiveness of TC on the mental symptoms and treatment of patients with substance abuse disorder.
Keywords: Therapeutic community, Residential, Mental disorder, Substance abuse, Addicted males.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Published: 2011/07/15
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يارمحمدي واصل م. Efficacy of therapeutic community on mental symptoms of males with substance abuse disorder. RBS. 2011; 9 (2)
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مجله تحقیقات علوم رفتاری Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences
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