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Nadimi M. Effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (based on skills training) on reduce impulsivity and increase emotional regulation in women dependent on Methamphetamine. frooyesh. 2016; 5 (1) :47-74
URL: http://frooyesh.ir/article-1-310-en.html
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The study was conducted aiming at assessing the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy to reduce impulsivity and increase emotional regulation in women dependent on methamphetamine. This was a quasi-experimental study type pretest-posttest with control group. The statistical population consisted of all female dependent on Methamphetamine were treated with Metadon Maintenance Therapy in Birjand in 2014. 34 subjects were selected by convenience sampling and were equally and randomly assigned into two groups (experimental and control). Then Experimental group was under dialectical behavior therapy in group for 12 90-minute sessions only. Barrat Impulsivity Scale and Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale was used to collect data that was conducted in the pre-test, post-test and follow-up period in both groups. Data were analyzed with covariance analysis at significance level of P<0.05. The results showed that dialectical behavior therapy is significantly effective in reduce impulsivity and increase emotional regulation in women dependent on Methamphetamine (P<0.001).

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Type of Article: Applicable | Subject: addiction
Received: 2016/05/29 | Accepted: 2016/05/29 | ePublished: 2016/05/29
* Corresponding Author Address: Ph.D Student in General Psychology, Young Researchers and Elite Club, Birjand Branch, Islamic Azad University, Birjand, Iran

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