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Aim: The aim of present study was to comparison of addiction potential and psychological problems in normal and slow paced adolescents. Methods: This research was a causal- comparative research. The study population included of normal and slow paced adolescents aged 16-18 years old in Tehran city. In this study were participated 60 adolescents that they were divided into two groups, each of which consisted of 30 adolescents. First group were selected randomly from normal adolescents; while the second group were selected from slow paced adolescents by convenient sampling method. The instruments of this research were Iranian addiction potential scale and depression, anxiety, stress scale (DASS-21). Data were analyzed by MANOVA. Results: The findings showed that addiction potential and depression in slow paced adolescents was significantly more than the normal adolescents; while that stress in slow paced adolescents was significantly less than the normal adolescents and anxiety in two groups had not significant.
Conclusion: Addiction potential and psychological problems such as depression, anxiety and stress are multidimensional and complex phenomena, which have a very important role in life of adolescents.