Volume 24, Issue 1 (Winter 2018)                   Horizon Med Sci 2018, 24(1): 61-66 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Psychology Department, Psychology & Educational Sciences Faculty, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran , seyedhashemi71@gmail.com
2- Psychology Department, Psychology & Educational Sciences Faculty, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran
3- گروه روان‌شناسی، دانشکده¬ روان‌شناسی و علوم تربیتی، دانشگاه شهید مدنی آذربایجان، تبریز، ایران
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Aims: High-risk and unsafe sexual behaviors are prevalent in individuals with drug use disorder, and sexual behaviors also play a key role in addiction treatment and general health of such individuals. Thus, regarding the sensitivity of this issue and the significance of research in the sexual behaviors field, the present study was conducted with the aim of comparing hypersexual disorder and its dimensions in patients with drug use disorder and normal people.
Instruments and methods: In the present causal-comparative study, 100 men with drug use disorder, who were selected by purposive sampling and were referred to mid-term residential centers in Tabriz, Iran, were compared with 100 normal men, who were matched based on the demographic information of drug use disorder group in 2016. The data were collected by demographic and drug use style questionnaire and Hypersexual Behavior Inventory (HBI). Using SPSS 22 software, the data were analyzed by independent t-test and multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA).
Findings: The mean score of hypersexual disorder was higher in people with drug use disorder than normal people, and 13% of scores were expressed by hypersexual disorder group (p<0.001).
Conclusion: People with drug use disorder have higher hypersexual disorder than normal people.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Mental Health
Received: 2017/02/12 | Accepted: 2017/08/30 | Published: 2017/12/30