Prediction of Addiction Potential in Youth According to Attachment Styles


Leila Keikha 1 , Raziyeh Shahidi 2 , Zahra Nikmanesh 3 , Parviz Reza Mirlotfi 4 , Mahdieh Adroom 5 , *

1 Department of Library, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

2 Department of Psychology, Birjand University, Birjand, Andorra

3 Department of Psychology, Sistan and Balouchestan University,, Zahedan, Iran

4 Department of Islamic Education , Zahedan University of Medical Science s, Zahedan, Iran

5 Department of Psychology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences , Zahedan, Iran

How to Cite: Keikha L, Shahidi R , Nikmanesh Z, Mirlotfi P R, Adroom M . Prediction of Addiction Potential in Youth According to Attachment Styles, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2014 ; 16(5):89-91.


Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 16 (5); 89-91
Published Online: May 18, 2013
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: December 19, 2011
Accepted: January 05, 2012


Background: The present study aim is to predict the psychological inclination to drug use in youths by studying their attachment styles.

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

Results: The results indicated positive relationships among addiction aptitude and insecure-avoidant attachment style and negative relationship between addiction aptitude and secure attachment style.

Conclusions: It is necessary to focus training intervention and prevention on all students.


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