:: Volume 1, Issue 2 (July 2013) ::
Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2013, 1(2): 19-30 Back to browse issues page
Influence of Family Function about Youth Dependence to Synthetic Drugs
Mehdi Mirzaei Alavijeh, Mostafa Nasirzadeh, Ahmad Ali Eslami *, GHolamreza Sharifirad, Akbar Hasanzadeh
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Background: drug abuse considered as a social phenomenon at present and health problems. Increasing rate of dependence drugs can be investigated in relationships among family and person. The present study was performed with aim to determine influence of family function about youth dependence synthetic drugs based on Mc Master Model of Family Function. Methods: This research was a Cross sectional study that performed among two groups youth of Esfahan city include 183 dependent and 207 non dependent drugs. Data collections were fourteen demographic questions and Family Assessment Device (FAD) standard questionnaire. Data were analyzed by spss-18 with descriptive and analytic statistics such as ANOVA and independent t-test. Results: All domains of family functioning in dependent communication, roles, affectivegroup included responsiveness, affective involvement, behavior control and general functioning was more inappropriate significantly. In dependent group, inappropriate foundations of life, low level of their education and parents, lower living standards, father and brother addicted and high the prevalence of drug use among friends were significantly more than nondependent group. Highest substance abused in depends group was methamphetamine. Conclusion: Family functioning in the two groups was different. So we can suggest Family functioning had role in young people tendency to synthetic drugs.
Keywords: Addiction, Youth, Synthetic Drugs, Mc Master Model of Family Function.
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2013/09/22 | Accepted: 2013/12/28

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