publication . Article . 2015

The effectiveness of mindfulness-based relapse prevention on the prevention of relapse, craving and self-control in opiate-dependent individuals

alireza maredpour; Mahmmod Najafy; Farangiss amiri;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Mar 2015 Journal: Research on Addiction (issn: 2008-4307, eissn: 2423-6535, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Drug Control Headquarters, Research and Education Office
Abstract
Abstract Objective: the aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness-based relapse prevention on the prevention of relapse, craving and self-control in opiate-dependent individuals in Yasuj. Methodology: This quasi-experimental study applied pretest - posttest and a control group. The sample included 30 male patients with drug addiction in Yasuj who were chosen from addiction clinics based on criterion sampling. To collect the required data the short form of Self-Control Scale developed by Tangney was applied. The mindfulness technique was performed on the experimental group for 8 sessions (2 hours each session, one session per week). Fin...
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free text keywords: Keywords: Mindfulness-based relapse prevention, addicts, self-control, craving, relapse prevention., Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950, Psychology, BF1-990
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