Volume 4, Issue 16 (3-2018)                   sh-addiction 2018, 4(16): 109-130 | Back to browse issues page

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khalatbari J, Aghajani M J. The Effectiveness of the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy on Self-Efficacy and Depression in Individuals Dependent on Crystal. sh-addiction. 2018; 4 (16) :109-130
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Assistant Professor Islamic Azad University, Rasht,
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy on self-efficacy and depression in individuals dependent on crystal. This study was a quasi-experimental research conducted in the form of pretest-posttest with control group. Statistical population included all individuals dependent on crystal refereeing to Drug abuse treatment center of the city of Rudsar in 2016. Twenty four crystal-dependent individuals who achieved the lowest scores on the General Self-Efficacy Scale and the highest scores on the Beck Depression Inventory were selected and placed randomly in experimental (n=12) and control (n=12) groups. The experimental group received cognitive-behavioral therapy during ten ninety-minute sessions, whereas the control group did not receive any training. The experimental and control groups completed the General Self-Efficacy Scale and the Beck Depression Inventory in pretest-posttest. The results showed that the cognitive-behavioral therapy significantly led to increase self-efficacy and decrease depression (p<0.001). Overall, the findings revealed that the cognitive-behavioral therapy could affect on increasing self-efficacy and reducing depression and it could be used effectively.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/04/17 | Accepted: 2018/03/16 | Published: 2018/03/16

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