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Zareei Mahmood Abadi H, Hidari Sooreshjani R, Rajaei Rizi F, Akrami L. Investigating the Relation between Religious Orientation and Locus of Control with Tendency toward Substance Abuse, Case study: Addicts and Non-Addicts Men, Isfahan, 2018. JCHR. 2020; 9 (4) :233-240
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1- 1. Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Yazd University, Yazd , Iran , zareei_h@yahoo.com
2- 1. Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Yazd University, Yazd , Iran
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Introduction: Drug addiction as one of the major challenges in human societies has many hidden aspects. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between religious attitude, locus of control and tendency to abuse in addicts and non-addicts in Isfahan.
Method: The research method was descriptive-correlational and the study population was 200 men (100 addicts and 100 normal people) from July to September 2018 in Isfahan. Samples were selected from the population of drug-dependent and normal men using available sampling method. Allport's Religious Orientation Questionnaire, Rutter Control Source, and Abuse Trend Questionnaire were used for data collection
Results: Findings showed that there is a significant relationship between religious attitude, locus of control and tendency to abuse. The results also showed that people with internal control locus of control tend to be less likely to abuse drugs, as well as those with an internal religious attitude; less tendency to substance abuse, and finally, religious attitude and locus of control have a key role in drug abuse tendency .
Conclusion: It can be concluded that poor religious attitude and lack of internal control are important causes of addiction tendency.

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Received: 2020/01/23 | Accepted: 2020/12/20 | Published: 2020/12/26

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