RETRACTED: Self-esteem and locus of control in the initial and final stages of drug withdrawal among addicts attending rehabilitation centers (Retracted article. See vol. 43, pg. 571, 2018)

Heidari, Mohammad. and Ghodusi, Mansureh and Naseh, Ladan. and Ali Akbari, Fatemeh. (2018) RETRACTED: Self-esteem and locus of control in the initial and final stages of drug withdrawal among addicts attending rehabilitation centers (Retracted article. See vol. 43, pg. 571, 2018). RAWAL MEDICAL JOURNAL, 43 (2).

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Abstract

Abstract Objective: To compare self-esteem and locus of control in the initial and final stages of withdrawal in addicts attending addiction treatment centers. Methodology: This descriptive-correlational research studied 150 addicts admitted to addiction treatment centers employing convenience-sampling technique. The data were collected using Rosenberg's Self-esteem Scale and Rotter Locus of Control questionnaire. The results were analyzed in SPSS version 16. Results: On the 12th day of the drug withdrawal, 96 addicts had moderate self-esteem and 102 had internal locus of control. The results of the Pearson's correlation coefficient showed a significant linear relationship between locus of control and self-esteem in the final stages of withdrawal. Conclusion: High self-esteem has been effective in improving locus of control and decreasing psychological disorders and it can be considered the optimal treatment method in psychology.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Addiction; self-esteem; locus of control
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WY Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2018 06:07
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2018 06:07
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7219

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