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Niknam M, Madahi M E, Shafiabadi A. The Effectiveness of Marlat Cognitive – Behavioral model on Relapse prevention and craving in females with substance dependency.. CPAP. 2016; 14 (1) :7-17
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1046-en.html

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Introduction: The present study examined the effect of Marlat cognitive- behavioral training in relapse prevention and craving in female with substance dependency. Method: In a semi-experimental study, 24 women with diagnosis of substance dependency who successfully detoxified in Tehran therapeutic community of women Center were divided into two experimental group (15 subjects) and control group (15 subjects) selected by convenience sampling method. The experimental group received 12 sessions of Malat cognitive- behavioral training, each session in a week, while control group did not receive any training in the same time. All subjects were assessed through Gorsciʼs relapse prevention scale and Franken and colleagesʼ (2002) craving reduction scale and morphine test before treatment, randomly during the treatment, after treatment and after 3 months follow up. Data were analyzed via covariance and chi square tests. Results: Results of multivariate and univariate covariance analysis showed that there is significant difference between experimental and control groups in relapse prevention and craving in post and follow up tests. Study results also showed that there is significant difference between two groups regard to relaps. Conclusion: The results indicated that Marlat cognitive- behavioral training is effective in relapse prevention and craving reduction in females with substance dependency.

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