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The effectiveness of group cognitive behavioral therapy on continence: in addicts who reoffered to Tehran centers residence of addiction treatment
Zeynab Akbari
MA of general Psychology, Allame Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: One of the most important strategies for treatment and preventing recurrence of addiction is group cognitive behavioral psychotherapy.
Aim: The purpose of this study was assess the effectiveness of group cognitive behavioral therapy on continence in addicts Who recruited to Tehran centers Residence of Addiction Treatment.
Method: This was a semi experimental study using pre –test and post- test with control Group and follow-up. In order to conduct the experiment, among all addiction treatment centers in Tehran, the sound of kindness center was selected purposefully and twenty addicts who reoffered to this center were selected and assigned in two group randomly: experimental group (n=10) and control group(n=10). All the participants were evaluated via the Continence questionnaire. Group cognitive behavioral therapy was performed in 8 sessions for experimental group and control group did not receive any treatment. The statistical method of MANOVA was used to analyze the data.
Results: Data analyze revealed that average of scores post-test and follow-test continence increased in experimental group and did not change in control group. This increase in experimental group in the post-test and follow-test was meaningful from statistically vision. (p<0.5).
Conclusion: conclusions demonstrated the effectiveness of group cognitive behavioral therapy on continence in addicts Who Reoffered to Tehran centers Residence of Addiction Treatment.

Keywords: Group cognitive- behavioral therapy, Continence, Addiction
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/28 | Accepted: 2019/04/27


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