The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 25
Page No. 6079 - 6083

The Effectiveness of Matrix Treatment in Psychological Well-Being of Stimulants Substance Abusers

Authors : Kamran Yazdanbakhsh, Samira Merzai, Fateme Dehghan and Somayeh Mahmoudi

Abstract: This research was conducted to investigate effectiveness of matrix treatment in the Psychological Well-Being of Stimulants substance abusers. The Static population is composed of all dependent people on stimulant who visited the rehab clinics of Kermanshah. The 3 rehab centers were first randomly chosen by using cluster sampling method and then pre-test was given to 30 individuals. Individuals were randomly placed in two test (n = 15) and control (n = 15) groups by using matching method based on obtained score in Psychological Well-Being scale. Rif’s short form Psychological Well-Being questionnaire was used for the collection of data. Data were analyzed by using SPSS software, version 20 and the Covariance test, Shapiro Wilk test and Levene test, Muchly, Bonferroni post hoc test and Repeated measures. The results showed that the total Mean of Psychological Well-Being in the test group in post-test stage was higher than pre-test stage. Also the results of covariance analysis showed that there is a Meaningful difference between test and control groups in post-test and in test group at p<0.001 level. Given the obtained result, it can be concluded that matrix treatment has been effective in promotion of Psychological Well-Being of the people with dependency on stimulants. The psychologists and consultants working in drug abuse centers are recommended to make use of matrix treatment to enhance Psychological Well-Being of the patients.

How to cite this article:

Kamran Yazdanbakhsh, Samira Merzai, Fateme Dehghan and Somayeh Mahmoudi, 2016. The Effectiveness of Matrix Treatment in Psychological Well-Being of Stimulants Substance Abusers. The Social Sciences, 11: 6079-6083.

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