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aumj 2013, 2(3): 128-138 Back to browse issues page
Investigation of Internal Tensions of Wives of Men Who Addicted to Heroin
S. Mahdizadeh , A. Ghoddoosi, S.A. S. A. Naji
Bachelor of Nursing,Nursing Faculty, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran , s_roz_2007@yahoo.com
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Background: Addiction is one of the social bad phenomenon and because of family is the most vulnerable of social institution against to the adverse effects of addiction and due to head of family with drug addicts cannot perform his role as husband and father, important role of women in such families is double. Due to this group of women are the most vulnerable community groups and are at risk of serious damage to the system of family, present study describes the structure and nature of psychological problems who addict to heroin and deep understanding of the overall psychological problems. Methods: In this research was used from qualitative approaches (phenomenology). Sampling method is based on object and has been continued until data saturation. Participants were the wives of men who have been addicted to heroin .The women refer to Eynolhayat club - treatment center of addiction- in Khoy city during this research. Results: The extracted interviews were analyzed. Concepts of internal stresses associated with six subconcepts that were identified are as follow: shy, uncertain future, frustration, guard less, concern and confusion. Conclusion: This study suggests that the wives of men who addicted to heroin experience a range of psychological problems in various aspects of their life. They need psychological support and use from counseling of psychologists when faced with psychological problems. Because the women have an important role in shaping the family system, the practitioners with adequate knowledge of their spouse problems in relation to addiction husbands must support them. We can use from findings of this study to educate and raise awareness level of some organization (especially the anti-drug organization) and the nature of addiction to rise possibility comply with human psychosis problems and better support from them.
Keywords: Addiction, Wives, Husbands, Life experiences
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/03/10 | Accepted: 2014/03/10 | Published: 2014/03/10



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