The current research was aimed to investigate the effectiveness of psychological treatment on the life quality and coping styles of Shishe abusers, based on the matrix model. The current study was semi-experimental. The statistical population of this research consisted of Shishe abusers in the city of Rasht. The research sample included 20 people who were selected through in access method and were randomly divided into two experimental and control groups. The World Health Organization’s Life Quality Scale and Parker and Andler’s Coping Styles Scale were administered to both groups in form of pretest and posttest. Findings: Findings revealed that participants’ scores in therapeutic sessions were significantly higher compared to those in the control group in regard to subscales of problem oriented and emotion oriented coping styles. Also, in relation to life quality subscales, it was determined that experimental group scores in subscales of interpersonal relations, physical health and life requirements were significantly higher than those in the control group. It appears that a psychological therapy, based on a matrix model, cam cause to promote peoples’ life quality level and thus offer more effective techniques for coping with negative stresses and emotions.
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