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| Published: June 25, 2016

Treatment of Drug Addicts by Psychoastrotherapy

M. G. Sharma

Asstt. Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Sri Agrasen Kanya P. G. College, Varanasi, India, and Hon. Director, S. I. Mental & Physical Health Society (SIMPHS), Chandua Chhittupur, Varanasi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Vandana Sharma

Chief Psychologist, S.I.Mental & Physical Health Society (SIMPHS), Chandua Chhittupur, Varanasi-2, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.082/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.082

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The aim of the present study ascertaining the personality characteristics of treated and non-treated drug addicts, using Hindi version of the Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire and Death Anxiety Scale. 100 subjects were taken for this study out of this 50 treated and 50 non-treated drug addicts were evaluated at S.I. Mental and Physical Health Society “SIMPHS”, Varanasi, district in India. Psycho-astrotherapy was given to those groups who attend the Centre for treatment. These groups were matched on the variables of age range 18-35 years with a mean age of 21.01 years. Addiction period ranged from two year to six years. The finding reveals that characteristics associated with non-treated drug addicts are anxiety, obsession, phobia, somatization, depression and hysteria, and death anxiety.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.082/20160303

10.25215/0303.082

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016