Effectiveness of individual metaphor therapy in irrational beliefs of substance abuse dependents

Komasi, Saeid and Zakiei, Ali and Saeidi, Mozhgan and Borhani Moghani, Mahdieh (2016) Effectiveness of individual metaphor therapy in irrational beliefs of substance abuse dependents. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 18 (4). pp. 189-195.

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Introduction: Dependency on substance abuse is a chronic, progressive and destructive disease. The effective psychological on patients beliefs have important role in treatment of this disease. Thus, the present study aims to investigate the effect of the individual metaphor therapy in the irrational beliefs of dependents. Materials and Methods: This study used a randomized controlled trial (RCT) design. The population of the study included all the opioids dependents referred to the MMT centers in Kermanshah, Iran (Spring 2014). Random cluster sampling was conducted and 38 patients were randomly selected to be assigned to either the experimental group or the control one. Millon Multidimensional Personality Inventory and Jones Irrational Beliefs Questioner were utilized as a measurement tool and an individual metaphor therapy as an intervention for experimental group. To compare the differences between the pre and post-intervention scores, a MANOVA was run using SPSS 20. Results: The results of the study revealed that the metaphor therapy is significantly effective in reducing

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 12:12
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 18:11
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1923

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