Treatment Motivation Factor Analysis of Patients with Substance Use Disorders In Latvia

A. Millere, Andris Pūce, E. Millere, Z. Zumente, V. Sudraba, L. Deklava, I. Millere, L. Caune, A. Vagale

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Motivation plays a significant role in treatment of any illness especially for the patients with addiction problems, moreover motivation is a factor which influences patients to look for treatment possibilities, follow instructions of the treatment and particularly make prosperous long term changes. The purpose of this study is to examine the treatment motivation; stages of motivational changes and influencing factors of motivation among patients with substance use disorders in Latvia. Following research tools were used: a demographic questionnaire developed by the study authors, SOCRATES 8A/ 8D questionnaires (Miller & Tonigan, 1996) and “Treatment motivation questionnaire” (Ryan, Plant & O’Malley, 1995). Results of motivation scores in this population tended to be quite high, particularly to Internal Motivation and Help Seeking scale, furthermore average for Internal Reasons and Help Seeking increased during the treatment statistically significantly.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)298-302
JournalProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event5th World Conference on Psychology Counseling and Guidance (WCPCG) - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 1 May 20143 May 2014
Conference number: 5


  • Motivation
  • Motivation factor analysis
  • Substance use disorder
  • Latvia
  • Minnesota model
  • 28 day program

Field of Science*

  • 5.1 Psychology

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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