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Prediction of Addiction Potential in Youth According to Personality Trait
Mahdiyeh Adrom , Zahra Nikmanesh
MSc of Psychology Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services , mahdiehadroom@yahoo.com
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Bakground: The aim of this study was to predict the psychological tendency to drug abuse in youths according to their personality characteristics.

Materials and Method: The research sample includes male and female students of Zahedan Medical Science University with the average age of 19-24years. The proportional cluster random sampling was used for selection of participants. The hypotheses were analyzed, using Pearson correlation method, regression analysis, one way ANOVA and t- test for two independent groups.

Result: The results indicated positive relationships among addiction aptitude and personality characteristics. It also was demonstrated that in the personality characteristics domain, determined 47% of the addiction aptitude.

Conclusion: It is necessary to focus training prevention and intervention on all students. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(2): 101-104]

Keywords: Drug abuse, personality characteristics, youths
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Adrom M, Nikmanesh Z. Prediction of Addiction Potential in Youth According to Personality Trait. ZJRMS. 2012; 14 (2) :101-104
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