Study on the Life Satisfaction of Patients Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders

치료를 받는 알코올사용장애 환자의 삶의 만족에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2019.02.05
  • Accepted : 2019.03.18
  • Published : 2019.05.31


The purpose of this study was to identify the factors affecting life satisfaction in patients with alcohol use disorder. Participants were recruited at outpatient treatment facilities in two cites. Data were collected from October 1 to December 30, 2016, using self-report questionnaires. Abstinence self-efficacy, family support, and life satisfaction were investigated. 152 patients with alcohol use disorder participated in this study. Mean score for life satisfaction was 3.24. Life satisfaction had a positive correlation with abstinence self-efficacy and family support. Factors affecting life satisfaction in these men were abstinence self-efficacy. Findings indicate that abstinence self-efficacy and perceived mental health satisfaction are important variables influencing life satisfaction in patients with alcohol use disorder. Development and provision of intervention programs to increase abstinence self-efficacy and perceived mental health satisfaction will help to increase life satisfaction in patients with alcohol use disorder.

표 1. 대상자의 일반적 특성 Table 1. General Characteristics of Participants (N=152)

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표 2. 주요변수의 평균과 상관관계 Table 2. Means and Correlations among Variables

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표 3. 삶의 만족도의 회귀결과 Table 3. Results of Regression on Life satisfaction (N=152)

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