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EFFECT OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY INTERVENTION ON PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT OF CLIENT WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER AT NDLEA REHABILITATION CAMP BAUCHI STATE COMMAND, NIGERIA

Authors: Auwalu, S., Danladi, A., Musa, B.

Journal Article | Publish Date: 01/November/2024

Abstract


The study examines the effect CBT intervention on client with substance abuse disorder at NDLEA rehabilitation Camp Bauchi state command, Nigeria. The objective of the study is to determine the psychological adjustment of Client with substance abuse dis-order based on ages, and parental socio economic status. The research adopted true experimental pre-test posttest control group design. A Sample of twenty clients in the rehabilitation camp were selected, two different instruments were used to illicit information from respondents after the content and face validity from the expert and those in test and measurement, the test and retest reliability of the instrument was conducted in Gombe State rehabilitation center for the purpose of reliability of the following instrument: drug addicts screening scale, and psychological well-being scale. Moreover, a result of this study shows that, cognitive behavioral therapy on drug addicts’ psychological adjustment is in-effective in reducing client with substance abuse disorder in Bauchi State rehabilitation center. Also the study is not significant based on Client age. Moreover, the responses of drug addicts exposed to CBT shows no significant effect on the bases of their parental Socio-Economic Status. The study recommended that cognitive behavioral therapy is not effective in adapting behavior of Client above 30 years. Also the therapy should not be used in differentiate Drug addicts’ parental socio-economic status.

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