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Dissertation Chapters | Psychology Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015
A Study on Personality and Neuropsychological Aspects of Substance Abusers in Rehabilitation Settings
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to explore the personality and neuropsychological aspects of individuals abusing alcohol, cannabis, opioids and those abusing multiple drugs. A total sample of 30 diagnosed cases of substance abuse in different de addiction centres were taken as sample. A Semi-Structured Socio-Demographic and Clinical Data Sheet was given followed by the NEO-PI (R) Inventory, Tower of London test-Drexel University (TOL DX) and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) for understanding personality, problem solving ability and set shifting capacity respectively. Descriptive statistics (Mean and SD) was done to see the personality variables, the test variables of Wisconsin Card Sorting Test and Tower of London. The study revealed personality pattern and the set-shifting and problem-solving capacity of the individuals with substance abuse in rehabilitation setting.
Keywords: Drug Abuse, Personality, Neuropsychology, Problem Solving, and Set Shifting Capacity,
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015,
Pages: 280 - 283