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Porównanie poziomu szczęścia oraz poczucia koherencji wśród studentów nieużywających, eksperymentujących i nadużywających narkotyków

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Comparison of the happiness level and sense of coherence among non-using, experimenting and drug dependent students
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The aim of the study was to examine if the students being abstinent from drugs differ from experimenting with drugs and drug abused students regarding the level of happiness and sense of coherence. Additional aim was to verify positive relationship between sense of coherence and happiness among students using drugs. The sample consisted of 105 participants students from different Universities in Poland. The following tools were used: Sense of Coherence Scale, Cantril Ladder, Beck Hopelessness Scale and battery of tools created by Czapiński measuring general feeling of happiness. Students of being abstinent evaluated themselves as a more happy than experimenting with drugs and drug abused students. Additionally they have higher level the sense of coherence than students recruited from other groups. Among students using drugs sense of coherence were positively related to all global indicators of happiness and satisfaction with the few areas of life.
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