International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Training on Emotional Self-regulation in Addicts of Urmia

Shahin Ordoubadi

Abstract: The objective of this research was to investigate the Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Training on Emotional Self-regulation in Addicts of Urmia. The research method was semi-experimental with pre and post test and control group. The statistical population consisted of all addicts aged 15-30 years old who were resident in medium term well-being centers of Urmia that 30 of them were selected by multi-stage random sampling method in a way that five centers were selected from middle-term centers and six individuals were selected randomly from each center then the 30 subjects were divided randomly to two groups consists of 15 individuals. The experimental group experienced eight sessions of thirty minutes of cognitive-behavioral training. Before and after the end of the sessions, both groups responded to Hoffman and Kahdan (2010) and the Parker & Endler Stress Coping Scale (1990). Data were analyzed by Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Ankoa tests. The findings indicated that cognitive-behavioral training had a positive effect on emotional self-regulation.

Keywords: Self-regulation, Cognitive Behavioral Approach, Excitement

Page: 26-32

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2017