Title : The relationship between self - efficacy and drug rehabilitation in clients referring to rehab clinic
Introduction: Addiction is a medical, psychological, social and economical problem. The high percentage of relapse which is more than 80% indicates that the nature and method of addiction treatment are not well known. Self - efficacy is a belief of having ability that one’s has to accomplish a task. This study assesses the relationship between self - efficacy and drug rehabilitation in clients referring to Imam Reza rehabilitation clinic in Mashhad.
Method: This study is a randomized clinical trial which performed on 60 clients (30 clients in intervention group and 30 clients in comparison group) referred to drug rehabilitation clinic of Imam Reza hospital in Mashhad. Tools for data collection includes patients demographic questionnaire and drug rehabilitation self - efficacy questionnaire. After collecting the data before intervention, intervention in the study group conducted, and then a retest was performed in the both groups.
Findings: Statistical tests showed a significant difference between successful rehabilitation rates in both groups (P<0/05). The average score of self efficacy in the study group was significantly different after intervention (P<0/05).
Results: Findings showed that an increase in self – efficacy leads to successful drug rehabilitation and its durability. Using this method recommended in rehabilitation process in the clients referred to rehabilitation clinic.
Keywords: Addiction; Drug rehabilitation; Self – Efficacy