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1- Organization , Mahmoudabdollahi67@yahoo.com
2- Bahonar University
3- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran.
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Objective: The aim of the present research was to study the effect of the metacognition training on the metacognition approaches and the magnitude of disposition towards substance abuse as the result of learning various metacognition strategies. 

Methods: The research method was experimental with the pre-test, post-test design. The Statistical population included all of abusers male in TC, By applying the simple random sampling and using Krejcie and Morgan table, 36 male participants were recruited. They were the members of the Society of the Therapy-Oriented Community (TC) of the Mental Well- Being Office in the city of Kerman. To measure the variables, the Metacognition Questionnaire (MCQ-30) and the substance Abuse Disposition Questionnaire (ADQ) were used. The data were analyzed, through descriptive statistics, using the mean and the standard deviation of the and through inferential statistics by MANCOVA analysis. All analyses were done using the SPSS version 19. 
Results: The results of the analyses showed that the metacognition strategies and trainings significantly and positively changed the metacognition and accordingly reduce the disposition towards the substance abuse. The results limitations and are some suggestions discussed in the following sections. 
Conclusion: Using metacognition trainings in the process of treatment is an effective technique in changing the metacognition approaches and reducing the disposition towards substance abuse.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Substance abuse and dependence
Received: 2014/10/17 | Accepted: 2015/03/5 | Published: 2015/04/1

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