Asian Journal of Counselling



Drug Dependence and Marital Satisfaction: A Qualitative Study Among Users of Opium and Heroin in Iran

2007.第14卷第1及2期(Vol. 14 Nos. 1 & 2).pp. 21–48
 

Drug Dependence and Marital Satisfaction: A Qualitative Study Among Users of Opium and Heroin in Iran

毒癮與婚姻滿意度:對伊朗國內吸毒者的質性研究

Hossein YAHYAZADEH PIRSARAEE

Abstract

This article reports the findings of a qualitative grounded theory study on drug dependence and marital satisfaction in Iran. Data were obtained through semi-structured interviews with 41 opium and heroin dependents selected from the Self-Referred Drug Addicts’ Treatment Centre in Rasht, Iran. All participants were married. The study found that drug dependence has an impact on various aspects of marital satisfaction such as emotional satisfaction and sexual satisfaction. Intervention and prevention programs should be offered to the spouses of drug dependents.

摘要

本文報導一項按照紮根理論探討伊朗國內毒癮與婚姻滿意度的質性研究。研究以半結構訪談搜集資料。訪談對象來自伊朗雷什特的戒毒治療中心的41名已為人父母的吸毒者(吸食鴉片或海洛英)。研究結果顯示,毒癮對婚姻滿意度的多個層面都有影響,包括感情生活和性生活的滿意度。研究指出,必須提供適切的介入及預防服務,以協助吸毒者及其配偶。