Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6488

Anam Shahid Mughal

Anam Shahid Mughal
Punjab Institute of Mental Health,
Lahore, Punjab

  • Research Article
    Reasons of Relapse in Hindrance or Treatment in Substance Related Addictive Disorder: A Qualitative Study
    Author(s): Anam Shahid MughalAnam Shahid Mughal

    The purpose of this research was to explore the experiences of patients with substance related addictive disorder and the focus of this study was given to the causes of relapse and multiple admissions in hospital and what factors are the hindrance in their treatment. Triangulation method was used for data collection; both personal interviews and focus group was conducted by using criterion sampling. Detailed semi-structured interview using open ended questions were carried out with eight individuals who was already admitted in Punjab Institute of Mental Health. Focus group was also carried out with the same participants. Responses were recorded and their reported experiences were written in their verbatim and through content analysis themes were explored until emerging themes were saturated. Results of interview and focus group revealed that the major issues of their multiple admissio.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000310

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