亞洲輔導學報



The Effects of Drug Dependence on Spousal Relationships in Iran

2005.第12卷第1及2期(Vol. 12 Nos. 1 & 2).pp. 95–121
 

The Effects of Drug Dependence on Spousal Relationships in Iran

伊朗國內毒癮對夫婦關係的影響

Hossein YAHYAZADEH PIRSARAEE

Abstract

This article reports the findings of a grounded theory study on drug dependence and spousal relationships in Iran. The study is qualitative in nature; data were obtained through semi-structured interviews. Grounded theory method was used to guide the analysis. Interviews were conducted to 41 opium- and heroin-dependent parents selected from the Self-Referred Drug Addicts’ Treatment Centre in Rasht, Iran. The interviews provided detailed information on the impact of these parents’ drug dependence on their spousal relationships. The study focused on drug dependence and spousal relationships, and explored the links between them. It found that drug dependence could have an effect on various aspects of spousal relationships. In this article, two main aspects of spousal relationships are considered, namely spousal roles and spousal communication. In this study, drug dependence was found to create a number of adverse effects on spousal relationships. Suitable intervention and prevention programs were needed to offer support for drug dependents and their spouses.

摘要

本文報導一項按照紮根理論探討伊朗國內毒癮與夫婦關係的質性研究。研究以半結構訪談搜集資料,並循紮根理論的方法來進行分析。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)。就毒癮對夫婦關係的影響,受訪者提供了詳細的資料。研究集中探討毒癮與夫婦關係之間有何關連,發現毒癮對夫婦關係的多個層面都有影響。本研究以夫婦關係中夫婦角色和夫婦溝通為焦點,而毒癮對這兩方面都有不良的影響。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。