Assertiveness training and family psychoeducational therapies on adolescents mental resilience in the prevention of drug use in boarding schools

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Abstract

Objective: This study aims to determine the effect of assertiveness training and family psychoeducational therapies on adolescent mental resilience in the prevention of drug use in boarding schools. Method: The research design was quasi-experimental pre–posttest with a control group. Sixty-four adolescent students at the Boarding school were selected using purposive sampling technique and cluster random sampling. The intervention group 1 only received general nursing intervention, and the intervention group 2 received general nursing intervention, assertiveness training, and family psychoeducational therapies. Results: The results showed that the mental resilience of adolescent students increased significantly after receiving nursing intervention and in the high mental resilience category (p = 0.017), after assertiveness training and family psychoeducational therapies, adolescent mental resilience in the intervention group 2 increased greater than only general nursing intervention (p = 0.000) with the change of high mental resilience category becomes very high mental resilience. Conclusions: There is an influence of assertiveness training and family psychoeducational therapies on adolescent mental resilience in the prevention of drugs used in Boarding school.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • A Boarding school
  • Adolescent
  • Assertiveness training
  • Drugs
  • Family psychoeducational therapies
  • Mental resilience

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