Background and Objectives: Although there is no statistics about the exact number of addicted women in our country, but Ministry of Health reports show that there is a ratio of one woman per eight addict men. The purpose of this study is to compare the Social adjustment, Self-regulation and Religious beliefs in addicted and normal women in Urmia.
Materials & Methods: The method of this study is causal-comparative. The statistical population of this study includes all addicted and normal women in Urmia city in 2014. Among this population, 200 women (100 addicted women and 100 normal women) were selected as the sample by using the available non-random sampling method, according to Morgan table. The questionnaires of social adjustment Bell, self-regulation of Miller and Brown and religious beliefs of Klarg were used to collect data. The data were analyzed through SPSS version 20, and descriptive and inferential statistics (MANOVA). In this study, all relevant ethical issues were considered.
Results: The findings proved that there is a significant difference between the two groups in a way that normal women believe in religion more than addict ones (p<0/01).
Conclusion:Consequently, the social adjustment, self-regulation and the religious beliefs of normal women were more than addicted women. Therefore, it can be concluded that special measures should be taken to increase the social adaptation, self-regulation and religious beliefs of addicted women and to help them overcome their addiction and not turn into addiction.
Keywords:Addiction, Religious belief, Self-regulation, Social adjustment Medical, Women
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