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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15303/rjeap.2016.v7i1.a2 

 

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RELIGIOUS ATTITUDE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF ADDICTS

 

ROGHIEH NOORIPOUR, SEYED ABBAS TAVALAEI, SIMIN HOSSEINIAN, MOSTAFA ALIKHANI, ALI ZADEMOHAMMADI, TAGHI POUREBRAHIM

 aCounselling Department, Faculty of Psychology & Education, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran 

bAssociate Professor, Behavioural Sciences Research Centre, University of Medical Sciences Baqiyatallah, Tehran, Iran

cProfessor, Psychology Council Department, School of Educational Sciences & Psychology, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

dSubstance abuse prevention Research Centre, Psychiatry Department, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

eAssociate Professor of Family Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University

fDepartment of Counselling, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

 

Abstract

Introduction and Aim: Drug abuse is chronic problem that plenty of physical, psychological, social and family followed, so that someone who suffered a serious drops in the personal and social actions. This study examined the relationship between religious attitudes and mental health of addicts in Qazvin city. Methods: This study was Ex post facto research. Sampling was done by convenience method that 87 people were selected in addicted men who were under treatment at addiction treatment centers (Royesh,Baran) in Qazvin City in 2015. In this study, Marconi's Religious Attitude Scale and Mental Health Questionnaire were used. Pearson correlation coefficient was used to analyze the data. The findings suggested that there is significant relationship between mental health and religious attitudes of addicts. By results of this study can held workshops to promote the mental health of addicts.

 

Keywords: religious attitudes, mental health, addict

 

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