نوع مقاله : مقاله های پژوهشی
1 استادیار، گروه روانشناسی، دانشگاه آزاداسلامی، واحدتنکابن، تنکابن، ایران
2 دانشجوی کارشناسی ارشد، گروه روانشناسی، دانشگاه آزاداسلامی، واحدتنکابن، تنکابن، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Addiction as a social disorder is a phenomenon which causes many social and personal problems. Today, different treatments are used to cure this illness. One of these methods is Therapeutic Cognitive-behavioral Group Approach. The purpose of the current study is to determine the effectiveness of Therapeutic Cognitive-behavioral Group Approach on the self-efficacy of drug dependents in Tonekabon’s Bazgasht Addiction Living Center.Methods: A total of 48 addicted patients of the Living Center were selected randomly through simple sampling method and they were allocated into two groups (group therapy and individual therapy) with equal size, using GHQ-28 and GSE-10 tests, and diagnostic interview conducted by a therapist. The participants' psychological status was also measured. Moreover, multiple univariate analysis was implemented. The variables in this study are: self-efficacy, physical health, anxiety, social activity, and depression.Findings: The multiple univariate analysis calculated that F is 31.87 in the self-efficacy criterion, 48.850 in physical health, 18.246 in anxiety, 14.17 in social activity, and 56.10 in the depression criterion. Considering P < 0.01, multiple univariate analysis indicated that calculated F is meaningful. Conclusion: The results show that group therapy was much more effective than the control group. Self-efficacy of the patients of the group therapy is higher than the patients of the individual therapy.