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Iran South Med J 2016, 19(3): 446-456 Back to browse issues page
Comparison of the components of mindfulness on Stimulant and opiate addicts
Sayeadyounes Mohammadi1, Saeed Imani *2, Fatemeh Sadeghi Pouya1
1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Payam Noor University of Bushehr, Iran
2- Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran , s_imani@sbu.ac.ir
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Background: Phenomenon of addiction as one of the social problem have the high prevalence, especially among youth. Study and scientific cognition of mental and psychological components of addicts is very important in order to help them to compatibility and reduce their psychological problem. Therefore, the aim of present study was to comparison of mindfulness components on stimulant and opiate addicts.

Materials & Methods: In this study 60 addicts (30 opiate addicts and 30 stimulants addicts) were studied by using Five Factor Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ). Data were analyzed by using multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA).

Results: findings showed that there was a significant difference between opiate and stimulant addicts in mindfulness components.

Conclusion: results illustrated that the opiate addicts gained higher scores than stimulant addicts in mindfulness components. The results also emphasized that mindfulness components are as determinant variable in opiate and stimulant addicts pathology.

Keywords: mindfulness, stimulant substances, opiate substances, depression, anxiety and stress
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2016/07/17 | Accepted: 2016/07/17 | Published: 2016/07/17
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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.ismj.19.3.446


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Mohammadi S, Imani S, Sadeghi Pouya F. Comparison of the components of mindfulness on Stimulant and opiate addicts. Iran South Med J. 2016; 19 (3) :446-456
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