Volume 24, Issue 3

Effects of Logotherapy on Personal Resources for People with Addiction

At present logotherapy has become a particular field of action with significant advances and contributions in psychological science for the treatment of various problems. In this paper, especially, the aim is to establish how the personal resources of human beings (Self-Transcendence and Self-Distancing) in addiction processes are affected, and how logotherapy treatment modifies the deployment of the same. It was used a comparative study that through two groups (CAYA model and 12-step model) and by the escala de recursos noológicos measured the impact on resources of both treatments finding interesting results showing differences favoring a model of treatment based on logotherapy.

logotherapy, noetic resources, addictions, 12-step model, CAYA model, sense of life

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