ORIENTASI NILAI-NILAI HIDUP: PROSES PENGAMBILAN KEPUTUSAN BERHENTI MENGKONSUMSI NAPZA
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This research aims at exposing the dynamics of decision-making processes to quit from drug abuse and life-values orientation. The subjects of the study are seven ex-drug abusers. The subjects of the study are selected by means snowball sampling technique, namely those having the following characteristics: (1) consuming drugs for at least one year, (2) quitting from drugabuse for at least one year. The data-collecting method is interview and the data-analyzing technique is descriptive analysis. The result of the study shows that decision to quit from drug-abuse is caused by the need for life-values orientation. The decision-making process to free oneself from the drug-abuse is preceded by the effort to surpass internal motivation and get positive supports from the surrounding people. The primary factor in taking the decision to be free from drug is one’s own internal motivation, supported by positive response from the environment. The dominant life-values are peace and happiness, while other values such as safely, similarity, and pleasure are not dominant.