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:: Volume 22, Issue 2 (6-2014) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2014, 22(2): 132-139 Back to browse issues page
Effect of methadone on depression, anxiety and quality of life in addicts
Z Raeisi , M Ghasab , S Golian , M Raeisi * 1, S Chybakhsh
1- , mrz.reisi@gmail.com
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Introduction: Addiction treatment and breaking the vicious cycle that is difficult and expensive. And want comprehensive treatment system with different approaches to drug therapy, psychotherapy and rehabilitation. In this study, was assessed the effects of methadone therapy on depression, anxiety and quality of life in addicts referred to addiction Treatment of Health Center of Shahid Ahmadi Tehran. Materials & methods: This study was semi experimental that in 1389- 90 years was performed on addicts refer to addiction treatment center of ShahidAhmadi Tehran with available sampling method. Overall 96 people entered the study. The questionnaire consisted of 4 parts: Demographic information, Beck's depression inventory, STAI anxiety and quality of life, was complete before the start of treatment with methadone and one month after of treatment with methadone. Data were analyzed by using spss16 and paired t-test and wilcoxon. Findings: The results showed that 72 addict, were depressed before the treatment with methadone. One month after treatment, the prevalence of depression in patients was reduced to 46 persons. This decrease was statistically significant. Level of anxiety was reduced after taking the methadone. Also the quality of life after treatment with methadone was significantly more than ago. Conclusion: Use of alternative treatments such as methadone therapy can be effective in reduction the prevalence and severity of depression, anxiety and increase the quality of life.
Keywords: Depression, addiction, methadone, anxiety, quality of life.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: community medicine
Received: 2013/10/21 | Accepted: 2014/02/26 | Published: 2014/06/25
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raeisi Z, ghasab M, golian S, raeisi M, chybakhsh S. Effect of methadone on depression, anxiety and quality of life in addicts. J. Ilam Uni. Med. Sci. 2014; 22 (2) :132-139
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