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Quality of Life and Spirituality in The Context of Chemical Dependency| Biomed Grid

Journal: American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 510-516

Keywords : Spirituality; Quality of life; Psychotropic drugs; Drug addicts; Psychosocial rehabilitation; Treatment centers; Biomed Grid;

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Objective: To describe the sociodemographic characteristics, quality of life and spirituality of users of alcohol and other drugs at the Center for Psychosocial Care in the Triângulo Mineiro region of Minas Gerais, Brazil, comparing levels of quality of life and spirituality according to sex. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out with chemical dependents from this region of Brazil. The questionnaire on Sociodemographic and Economic Profile, quality of life (WHOQOL-bref), and spirituality, religiosity and personal beliefs (WHOQOL - SRPB) was applied. Results: total of 232 chemical dependents were included in the study and 80.4% were male. In the Physical, Psychological, Social and Environmental domains, men presented higher scores than women. The women obtained a worse score in the Psychological and Environmental areas. Conclusion: The importance of proposing a Single Therapeutic Plan more adapted to the female reality, considering spirituality as an essential strategy for the recovery and handling of quality of life

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