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Comparison of long-term and short-term memory in male addict Opium, have left addicts, and healthy
S Ghanbari , D Akbarzadeh 1, H Akbarzadeh , Kh Esmailpour
1- , zakeri.ba65@gmail.com
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Background & Objectives: Addiction is a physical illness, mental, social and spiritual and one serious injury seeking drug a brain injury. The main aim of the present study was to compare of long-term and short-term memory in male addict Opium, have left addicts, and healthy.

Materials & Methods: The study method was descriptive, causal-comparative. The target population of this study were male addict, have left addicts, and healthy that 35 addicted, 32 have left addicts, 35 healthy selected by purposive sampling. For data collecting prospective and retrospective memory Questionnaire (PRMQ) were used. Data were analyzed by using of multivariate (MANOVA) and Tukey test.

Results: The results showed that there were significant differences in long-term memory performance between male addicts, have left addicts, and healthy (0.05> P), but there was no significant difference in short-term memory performance. Tukey test results also showed that long-term memory mean more than in addicts and have left addicts, and healthy.

Conclusion: Thus, The increase duration of drug further impairs long-term memory impairs and therefore makes it more difficult to quit drugs.

Keywords: Long-term memory, short-term memory, addict, have left addicts, healthy people

Keywords: Long-term memory, short-term memory, addict, have left addicts, healthy people.
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2016/06/29 | Accepted: 2016/06/29 | Published: 2016/06/29
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Ghanbari S, Akbarzadeh D, Akbarzadeh H, Esmailpour K. Comparison of long-term and short-term memory in male addict Opium, have left addicts, and healthy . JNKUMS. 2016; 8 (1) :107-116
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