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The Effectiveness of group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy on anxiety and Relapse rates in Addicted Individuals
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Background & Aim: Addiction is a chronic, progressive and decisive destruction disease. Substance abuse is associated with many problems such as mental health problems that can induced to relapse in addicted individuals. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of group cognitive-behavioral therapy on anxiety and relapse prevention in addicted persons.

Material & Methods: In this clinical trial study with semi-experimental method, 30 individuals who had been successfully detoxified at the Aligoodarz Clinics were divided into an experimental (15 subjects) and a control (15 subjects) group randomly. The experimental group underwent twelve 90 minutes sessions of cognitive-behavioral group. Both group received Beck's anxiety questionnaire and morphine test in pretest-posttest times. Data were analyzed by SPSS software 16 version using descriptive and inferential statistics.

Results: Results showed significant decrease in anxiety scores at experiment group after cognitive-behavioral group therapy (P<0.001). Also there was a significant difference in relapse rate between two groups after intervention (P<0.05).

Conclusion: The results showed that Cognitive behavioral group therapy is effective on anxiety and relapse prevention in addicted persons.

Keywords: Cognitive behavioral intervention, Group, Anxiety, Relapse, Addiction
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/6 | Accepted: 2016/06/6 | Published: 2016/06/6
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The Effectiveness of group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy on anxiety and Relapse rates in Addicted Individuals. 3. 2015; 6 (1 and 2) :11-17
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