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Investigating Effectiveness Of Matrix Intervention Model With Mindfulness Compared To Matrix Model Without Mindfulness In Preventing From Relapse In Stimulant Addicts | 12557
ISSN: 2161-0460

Journal of Alzheimers Disease & Parkinsonism
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Investigating effectiveness of matrix intervention model with mindfulness compared to matrix model without mindfulness in preventing from relapse in stimulant addicts

International Conference on Psychology, Autism and Alzheimers Disease

Soraya Hakimi

Accepted Abstracts: J Alzheimers Dis Parkinsonism

DOI: 10.4172/2161-0460.S1.004

Introduction: This study investigated the effectiveness of matrix intervention model with mindfulness instructions in comparison to matrix model without mindfulness instructions in preventing relapse into addiction to crystal. Method: Population of the study consisted of all people addicted to stimulants who had referred to Nik-Yari Addiction Center in Qazvin in 2011 (substance abuse disorder was diagnosed by a psychiatrist for them). 30 subjects were selected randomly and were assigned in two groups. The present research project design is semi-experimental design with control groups. During treatment period and after this period in a 3-month follow up, both groups were tested by rapid test in terms of purity. For data analysis, T test was used for comparing average of dependent groups. Results: Data analysis results showed there was significant difference in frequency of relapse in both groups in p>0.05 level. Discussion: According to these findings, it can be concluded that using mindfulness techniques is effective in prevention of relapse into addiction for stimulant users.