Study of social acceptance and relationship with quality of addict’s life referred to addiction centers in Golestan province in 1388

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Hamid Hojjati 1 , * , Seyyed Hamid Sharifi Nia 2 , Maryam Faghani 3 , Hanieh Hojjati 4 , Elgar Salmasi 5

1 International Arvand division,Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran

2 School of Nursing and Midwifery of Amol, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran

3 School of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical, Gorgan, IR Iran

4 Young Researchers Club, Aliabad Katoul Branch, Islamic Azad University, Aliabad Katoul, IR Iran

5 Psychiatric hospital in Tabriz, Tabriz University of Medical, Tabriz, IR Iran

How to Cite: Hojjati H, Sharifi Nia S H, Faghani M, Hojjati H, Salmasi E. Study of social acceptance and relationship with quality of addict’s life referred to addiction centers in Golestan province in 1388, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2012 ; 4(3):e93990.

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Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: 4 (3); e93990
Published Online: September 22, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 18, 2019
Accepted: September 22, 2012

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Abstract

Background and aim: Because of The progressive nature of addiction in all aspects of life, it influences the health of society individuals and has bad effects on psychological, physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive health. The purpose of this study was to investigate the social acceptance and the quality of addict’s life referred to addiction centers in Golestan province. Methods: 244 patients were selected by the addiction census centers of the province during 1388, and were studied in a descriptive cross-sectional analysis. The data included a questionnaire about demographic characteristics and two questionnaires containing the social acceptance (Crown & Marlow) and the quality of life (SF17) was recorded.

Results: The social acceptance was respectively the highest and lowest percentage, (70 percent) medium and (30 percent) low which the rate of social acceptance with the mean and standard deviation of the average 13±3. The highest percentage (54 percent) had undesirable life and the lowest percentage (8 percent) had desirable life which the quality of life with the mean and standard deviation of 24±1 was pretty good. Statistically there was a significant relationship (p=0/001) between social acceptance and the quality of life. So the reduction of social acceptance reduced the quality of life. Also there was a significant relationship between the quality of life and gender. It indicated that women had a lower life quality (p=0/01).

Conclusion: Many addicts can’t give up and repeatedly get back to their addiction. But care team members can identify common characteristics, personality traits and support systems for promoting social acceptance and the quality of addict’s life which facilitates prevention, treatment and rehabilitation

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social acceptance quality of addict’s life

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