Assessing the validity and reliability of the Turkish versions of craving beliefs and beliefs about substance use questionnaire in patients with heroin use disorder: demonstrating valid tools to assess cognition-emotion interplay.

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Kucukkarapinar M. , Eser H. Y. , Kotan V. O. , Yalcinay-Inan M., Tarhan R., ARIKAN Z.

Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy, cilt.13, ss.29, 2018 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/s13011-018-0166-1
  • Dergi Adı: Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.29


Background: Cognitions associated with craving and substance use are important contributors for the psychological theories of Substance use disorders (SUD), as they may affect the course and treatment. In this study, we aimed to validate Turkish version of two major scales 'Beliefs About Substance Use'(BSU) and 'Craving Beliefs Questionnaire'(CBQ) in patients with heroin use disorder and define the interaction of these beliefs with patient profile, depression and anxiety symptoms, with an aim to use these thoughts as targets for treatment.