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Investigating effectiveness of group counseling with reality therapy approach on self-esteem of addicted boys having at most 20 years old

Authors: Hoseini Shadi and Toozandehjani Hassan

Int J Med Res Health Sci.277-283 | pdf PDF Full Text

This study is a quasi-experimental research that aimed to investigate the effectiveness of group counseling with
reality therapy approach on increasing self-esteem of addicted boys having at most 20 years old. For this purpose,
from those visiting public and private addiction treatment clinics and by using available sampling technique, 30
participants were selected and randomly placed into two groups: experimental and control. Data analysis showed
that the self-esteem of the addicted boys who had received group counseling with reality therapy approach was
significantly higher than that for those had not received group counseling with reality therapy approach. In other
words, group counseling with reality therapy approach significantly increased the self-esteem of addicted boys.

Keywords: Group counseling, reality therapy, self-esteem, addiction

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