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Raiisi F. The Relationships Between Pain Perception and Quality of Life in Addicts. IJMPP 2020; 5 (2) :350-356
URL: http://ijmpp.modares.ac.ir/article-32-44349-en.html
Institute of Cognitive Science, Shaid Chamran Bulv, Cognitive science Buvl.; Edalat Sq, Pardis city phase 4, Tehran, Iran.. , ELHAMA_RAIISI@YAHOO.COM
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Aim: Pain in addicts is a physiological and psychological variable that can affect Quality of Life (QOL). The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between pain perception and (QOL) in addicts.
Method and Instrument: This study has a descriptive – correlational method. In this cross-sectional study 100 addicts who were referred to addiction treatment centers and aged between 20 and 55 years old were studied. The sample was selected by purposive sampling method. They completed the WHO-QOL scale and McGill pain questionnaire. To test the hypotheses, Pearson correlation & multiple regression tests were used. Data were analyzed by SPSS-22.
Findings: The results of this study showed that there is a significant relationship between pain and QOL in addicts. According to the results of this study, 18.1% of the variance in QOL variables were explained by pain.
Conclusion: To conclude, it seems that addicts who percept more severe pain percept lower QOL. Therefore, it is possible to predict the QOL of addicts through their pain severity perception.
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Article Type: Descriptive & Survey | Subject: Musculoskeletal Pain Prevention
Received: 2020/07/11 | Accepted: 2020/07/21 | Published: 2020/08/31

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