The Prediction of Attitude toward Addition and Drug-Related Disorders in Students in Kermanshah Based on the Role of Religious Attitude and Quality of Life

Keywords: Addiction, Religious Attitude, Quality of Life, Students


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Background and Objective: Because of The progressive nature of addiction in all aspects of life, it influences the health of society individuals and produces adverse effects on psychological, physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive health. The aim of this study is to predict the tendency toward addiction and drug-related disorders in students of Kermanshah on the basis of religious attitude and quality of life.

Methods: The study is descriptive-cross-sectional and correlational. The sample population consisted of all undergraduate students studying in Kermanshah Payame-Noor University in 2016. By simple random sampling, 300 students were selected. The participants completed RAQ, WHOQL-26, and YRBS. Descriptive statistics, regression and Pearson correlation coefficients were used for data analysis. In this study, all the ethical considerations have been observed and no conflict of interest was reported by the author.

Results: Results showed that low scores in religious attitudes and quality of life has a significant inverse relationship with a predisposition to addiction (P<0.05). Also, the results of regression analysis showed that these two variables explained 59% of the variance in students’ predisposition to addiction.

Conclusion: Students with poor quality of life and lower religious attitudes are prone to addiction. Therefore, university authorities need to emphasize these psychological and religious structures in educational and preventive programs.

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Please cite this article as: Namazi S. The Prediction of Attitude toward Addition and Drug-Related Disorders in Students in Kermanshah Based on the Role of Religious Attitude and Quality of Life. Journal of Pizhūhish dar dīn va salāmat. 2020;6(2):62-72.


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