3D Scale for Awareness, Attitude, Stigma of Addiction

Acikalin, Suay Nilhan
Gungor, Halime
Akyol, Esra Soydas
This study's, aim is to develop a three-dimensional scale for awareness, attitude, stigma of substance addiction and addicts. The awareness dimension is composed of knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation sub-dimensions. Validity and reliability of the study were conducted to understand that the scale items of intended to measure and also validity and meaningfulness of collected data by applying the scale to 317 people. The three-dimensional scale for awareness, attitude and stigma of addiction is valid and reliable. The scale is provided to get simultaneous results on three interrelated dimensions such as awareness, attitude and stigmatization, and is facilitated to deal with the subject with a more holistic approach.


A Comprehensive Study on Addiction: 3D Scale on Youth
KAYA, NİHAN POTAS; ERÇETİN, ŞEFİKA ŞULE; Acikalin, Suay Nilhan; Gungor, Halime; Akyol, Esra Soydas (2018-10-01)
Substance addiction is a social problem that influences all dimensions of individuals' lives, closing off their environment and disrupting their lives. Structuring the prosperity of society through youths, who have gained self-consciousness regarding the thought that healthy societies are able to occur through healthy generations and who have developed awareness on regarding substance addiction and addicts, is important for the future of the world and all countries. The aim of this research is to determine ...
Exploring Internet addiction academic procrastination and general procrastination among Pre Service ICT teachers
Tokel, Saniye Tuğba (2014-04-01)
Internet addiction is regarded to be as a psychological issue with potential sociological effects. Considering this reality in mind, the purpose of this research is to investigate the existence of internet addiction among pre-service ICT teachers. The study also aimed at examining relationships among academic procrastination, general procrastination and internet addiction. Internet Addiction Test (IAT), General or Life Routine Procrastination Scale (GP) and Academic Procrastination (AP) Scale were used as d...
Social media addiction: Psychoanalytic approach
Aktaş, Dilan; Gençöz, Faruk; Canbolat, Fazilet; Department of Psychology (2021-10)
The aim of this study is to explore the experiences of individuals who define themselves as social media addicts. In particular, it is aimed to understand how the excessive use of social media affects the lives of the participants and the meaning they attribute to it. For this purpose, a qualitative research method was used. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with six participants. In the light of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), the data was analyzed to find the emerging themes. In th...
The Relatedness of attention deficit hyperactivity and conduct disorder symptoms to substance use and internet addiction: importance of negative life events
Meşeli Allard, Seda; Gençöz, Tülin; Department of Psychology (2014)
The present study aimed to examine the differences in demographic variables (i.e., gender, age, class, parental education level, residence, income and parental smoking status) on childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adult ADHD, conduct disorder (CD), nicotine dependence, internet addiction, psychopathology and current negative life events. Second, the study aimed to investigate the differences in ever using alcohol, cigarette and marijuana across lifetime, and the frequency of alcohol,...
Genotoxicity studies of tetrahydro-naphthalene-benzimidazole/thiazolidinedione as retinoid derivatives
Doğan, Tuğba; Ates-Alagoz, Zeynep; Buyukbingol, Erdem (2015-11-01)
Objective: Mutagenicity is an undesirable side effect of clinically prescribed drugs, thus raises the question of their potential carcinogenicity. Taking into account that nitro compounds are known for their genotoxicity, it will be considerable interest to assess the genotoxic activities of the benzimidazole/thiazolidinedione retinoid derivatives. For this reason, the present study reports the genotoxicity of previously synthesized benzimidazole/thiazolidinedione-retinoid derivatives (Ates-Alagoz and Buyuk...
Citation Formats
N. P. KAYA, Ş. Ş. ERÇETİN, M. YILMAZ, S. N. Acikalin, H. Gungor, and E. S. Akyol, “3D Scale for Awareness, Attitude, Stigma of Addiction,” STUDIES ON ETHNO-MEDICINE, pp. 156–165, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/68324.