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Effectiveness of Psychodrama on Aggression of Female Addicts with Bipolar Personality

Journal: Journal of Addiction & Prevention (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Page : 01-04

Keywords : Psychodrama; Aggression; Personality; Bipolar; Addicted;

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Introduction: Mental disorders are a common problem in the world. Psychiatric disorders are the most aggressive. The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of psychodrama on aggression of female addicts with bipolar personality. Methods: This study is interventional study was conducted on 30 patients with bipolar personality. Patients were assigned to two groups randomly (n = 15). The aggression was estimated for each group. Then an experimental group psychodrama program but control group did not receive any treatment. After effectiveness, aggression scores of groups were compared. Results: The mean score of aggression in the pre-test and post-test in the experimental group was significantly higher (P < 0.05). Covariance analysis showed that aggression score in the experimental group was significantly lower than the control group. Conclusion: Results indicate positive effect of psychodrama on reducing aggression.

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