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Impact of Spiritual Care on Spiritual Health of hospitalized Amphetamin Dependents
Maryam Bamdad, Masoud Fallahi Khoshknab *, Asghar Dalvandi, Mohammad Reza Khodayi Ardakani
University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sscineces , msflir@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Impaired spiritual health in substance abusers and important role of spirituality and spiritual care in substance abuse treatment led to more focus on spiritual interventions in substance abuse treatment. Due to high rate of industrial drug abuse, this research aimed to determine the impact of spiritual care on spiritual health of Amphetamin dependents. Methods: In a triangulated experimental study, all officially diagnosed and hospitalized amphetamin dependents of a special service center in Iran were participated. 81 persons sample by using a randomized permuted block method was devided into two case and control group.(41 case and 40 control group). Data gathered by using pre and post test information,applying demographic checklist and jarel spiritual well-being questionnaire by each person before and after spiritual care intervention. To analyze data dependent t-test, colmogroph-smirnoph test and pierson correlation test were applied. Results: Comparison the pre and post test data of spiritual health in tow case and contol groups showed significant diffrences in case group and spiritual health in case group promoted after spiritual care, however there was no significant diffrence in control group before and after spiritual care intervention. Conclusion: spiritual care intervention leads to spiritual health promotion in hospitalized amphetamin dependents. Assessment of demographic variables showed that gender effects spiritual health and women reported higher response to spiritual care than men. Key words: Spiritual care, Spiritual health, Amphetamin dependents.
Keywords: Key words: Spiritual care, Spiritual health, Amphetamin dependents.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/4 | Accepted: 2013/12/30 | Published: 2013/12/30 | ePublished: 2013/12/30

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