Correlation of Psychosocial problems with perception of social support families with addicted member admitted

Mancheri, H. and Heidari, M. and Ghodusi Borujeni, M. (2013) Correlation of Psychosocial problems with perception of social support families with addicted member admitted. Iranian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, 1 (3).


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Background and Aim: Addiction as health problem, mental and social of the present century that not only impact on the physical, emotional and social addicted person, but also led to social-psychosocial problems for the community and their families. However, it seems that social support for families in this condition improve their health and compatibility with the conditions. Therefore this study was to examine relation between psychosocial problems with perception of social support families with addicted member. Method: This Study was a descriptive-analytical study and 400 members of the first prime of drug addicted person whom referred to 5-Azar Addicts Rehabilitation Center of Gorgan at 2012 were selected by simple random sampling. Data gathered by Questionnaires of Check List 90- revise (SCL-90), Northouse social support and demographic information. The data were analyzed by Spearman correlation coefficient, Chi-square and Fisher. Results: The results showed that most families participating in this study had moderate anxiety (36.4%) and moderate depression (36.8%) Also 36% of them have low levels of aggression while 35/8% have the moderate of interpersonal sensitivity. Moreover, most subjects (70.3%) displayed moderate levels of perceived social support. The results showed that between the perception of social support, and anxiety (r=-0.347), depression (r=0.347) and interpersonal sensitivity (r=-0.293) there was a significant inverse relationship, while there was no significant relationship between aggression and perception of social support (r=- 0.293). Conclusion: in regard with the salient role of high social support in better copping of the families of addicted people with stressful factors and its role in providing their psychosocial health, the nurses of health centers can develop some supportive groups and increase their knowledge about positive effects of supportive behaviors to give appropriate supportive interventions. Hence, it is necessity for nurses, first, by constantly evaluating the supportive needs of these families and then by using the sources existed in society and families’ contribution to step up efforts to promote psychosocial health condition

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family, Psychosocial, Social support, Addiction, Substance addicted.
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WY Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Department of Clinical Sciences > Department of Psychiatry
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2017 10:43
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2017 10:43

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