TITLE

The Comparison of Problem Solving Techniques, Self-Differentiation and Religious Beliefs of People Who Opioid Substance Dependent and Stimulants in Shiraz

AUTHOR(S)
Zare, Somayyeh; Farnam, Rabert; Mohammadi, Masoud
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Sciences Research;Dec2014, Vol. 10 Issue 13, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this is to compare problem solving techniques, self-differentiation and religious beliefs of people who opioid substance dependent and stimulants in Shiraz. The descriptive method was used and the research is of ex-post facto and causative-comparative type. The study sample consisted of 213 subjects (82stimulants dependent and 131 abused narcotic opioid substance dependent)they were selected by convenience sampling from the treatment and rehabilitation centers in Shiraz. They completed questionnaires on problem solving, self-differentiation and religious beliefs. Data analysis was performed using multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA). The results showed that: (1) there was a significant difference between the opioid substance dependent and stimulants groups in terms of problem solving (p<0.05) so that the problem solving score of the stimulants group was significantly lower than that of the drugs group. (2) There was a significant difference between the opioid substance dependent and stimulants groups in terms of self-differentiation (p<0.05) and fusion withothers (p<0.01) so that scores of the opioid substance dependent group on self-differentiation and fusion withothers were significantly higher than those of the stimulants group. (3) The study showed that there was no significant difference between people taking opioid substance dependent and people taking stimulants in terms of religious beliefs and the related dimensions.
ACCESSION #
99683490

 

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