Study of the Metacognition Technique in Reducing the Desire for Opioid Dependence

Maryam Sedghi, Simin Heydardoust, Samira Vaez Hashtroudi


The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the technique of meta-cognitive effect in reducing desire Addicts in the city of Ardabil. Semi-experimental study. The population consisted of all patients referred to one of the centers in the city of Ardabil in 2016 is addiction. For Sample, 50 people with opiate dependence according to criteria of inclusion and exclusion and obtain the certificates necessary medical certification that the leave be available were selected and randomly divided into two groups of 25 experimental and control have been. The experimental group received eight sessions on techniques of meta-cognitive control group spent their daily routine. Using a desire scale anticipated return was gathered and demographic Wright. Information obtained using analysis of covariance and variance MANOVA and multiple variable was analyzed using SPSS software. The results showed that meta-cognitive learning techniques to reduce desire Addicts in Ardabil significant effect (0.01> P). The overall results showed that the technique of meta-cognitive training can reduce the desire in consumer consumption of opioid use.


Meta-Cognitive technique; Desire; Opioid

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