publication . Article . 2010

The Comparison of Identity Formation Styles in Teenagers with/without Substance Abuse

Frarid Ahmadi; Ebrahim Taghipoor; Anahita Khodabakhshi, K;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 May 2010 Journal: Research on Addiction, volume 4, issue 13, pages 39-50 (issn: 2008-4307, eissn: 2423-6535, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Drug Control Headquarters, Research and Education Office
Aims: The aim of this research was the study of the role of identity formation styles on substance abuse behavior of referred people to addiction withdrawal and DIC centers of Tehran city and its comparison with non addicted people. Method: The research design was causal effect research method, which 100 substance abusers compared with 100 non substance abusers. The sampling method was cluster random sampling and both groups were matched in consideration of age. Bersinesky’s identity making questionnaire administered in two samples. Results: The results showed that substance abusers were scored higher on normative and confused/avoidant identity formation also th...
free text keywords: Identity Formation Styles (Information, Normative, Confused/Avoidant), Substance Abusing, Teenagers, lcsh:Therapeutics. Pharmacology, lcsh:RM1-950, lcsh:Psychology, lcsh:BF1-990
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