Volume 26, Issue 4 (10-2018)                   Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac 2018, 26(4): 247-256 | Back to browse issues page

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Ahmadpanah M, Haghighi M, Behfar M, Moradi A, Nazaribadie M. Investigation of Factors Affecting on Relapse of Addiction in Substance Abuse Patients Referred to Narcotics Anonymous Population . Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2018; 26 (4) :247-256
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1730-en.html
1- Research Center for Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2- Hamadan university of medical sciences
3- Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
4- Ph.D Student, Research Center for Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Iran , mnazaribadie@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1794 Views)
Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate factors affecting on relapse of addiction in substance abuse patients referred to Malayer Narcotics Anonymous Population.
Methods:This cross-sectional study was performed on 340 substance abuse patients from Narcotics Anonymous population of Malayer recruited with a simple sampling method, in 2014. The standard questionnaire was used for data collection including demographic variables and causes of relapse via self-report method. Data analysis was performed using SPSS18 by Pearson Correlation test.
Results: Age of respondents ranged from 13 to 71 year; with a mean age of 36.47 years (SD=11.4). According to the results, 58.2 percent of the respondents had 1-3 relapse, 30.9 percent 4-10 relapse and 10.9 percent more than 10 relapse. The participants reported their viewpoints regarding the other factors as follows: Among individual factors; enjoyment and fun (%46.2), and among familial factors, poor parental relationships (%25.6) had been reported by the addicts. With regard to the social factors, the existence of addicts’ friends (52.4%), and related to the economic factors, lack of job was the major element with (34.1%). Considering cultural factors, recreational use of drugs and loss of function obscenity (%55) were leading factors mentioned by the addicts. Findings indicated that all factors related with relapse (personal factors, family factors related to spouse, social factors, economic factors and cultural factors) are significant positive correlation with each other at level in 05/0 and 01/0 respectively.
Conclusion: According to the findings, exploring these correlates may predict the likelihood of relapse among drug users. 
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2017/05/22 | Accepted: 2017/06/17 | Published: 2017/07/17

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