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Memarpour Asiaban N, Imani S, Shokri O. Structural relations of brain- behavioral systems and emotion regulation difficulties with craving of marijuana in students. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2020; 7 (1) :103-116
URL: http://shenakht.muk.ac.ir/article-1-761-en.html
1- Master Student of Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology and Department of Counseling, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran , s_imani@sbu.ac.ir
3- Assistant Professor, Department of Educational and Development Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (3246 Views)
Introduction: Drug addiction is a recurrent and chronic mental illness that is associated with severe motivational disorders and loss of behavioral control, leading to personality disorder.
Aim: Present study aims to evaluation of Structural relations of brain-behavioral systems and Emotion regulation difficulties with craving of marijuana in students.
Method: This research was a correlation, study 200 individuals (102 male and 98 female) of School students of Tehran selected by clustering sampling and answered to following questionnaires: Carver and White's Behavioral Inhibition & Activation Scale, Difficulties in emotion regulation scale and craving of marijuana in students’ questionnaire. For data analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling technique was used.
Results: The evaluation of hypothetical model with fit indexes demonstrated that the hypothetical model fits the measurement model (CFI=0.96, NFI=0.96, and RMSEA=0.045). Structural relations analysis also showed brain-behavioral systems indirectly affect through emotional dysregulation over craving of marijuana and also the results showed that the emotional dysregulation has a direct relation to craving of marijuana.
Conclusion: Thus, based on current research findings, it can be concluded that Emotion regulation difficulties has a mediating role in relationship Structural relations of brain-behavioral systems and craving of marijuana. Considering these dimensions and the effectiveness of the employed mechanisms can be useful in developing efficacious preventive and therapeutic interventions for craving of marijuana.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/11/18 | Accepted: 2020/03/1 | Published: 2020/03/29

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