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Background and Aim: Social cohesion implies a collective agreement between a society and the continuity and sustainability of the political, social and cultural life of each society depends on the cohesion and unity of its members. Considering that the border regions of Iran on the one hand are prone to ethnic and religious tensions and, on the other hand, are subject to various threats, as well as experience has shown that the policies based on the power of the authorities in coping with such conditions are not always effective. The study of the relationship between the social integrity of the border residents and their attitude towards drug trafficking and psychotropic trafficking in the city of Piranshahr.Method: This is a descriptive-survey study in terms of applied purpose and in terms of implementation method. The statistical population of the study was the population of more than 25 years old in the city of Piranshahr with 31,000 people, which was equal to Cochran formula and 370 individuals were selected as the sample by simple random sampling. The data were collected by two valid and reliable questionnaires (12-point standard questionnaire for Cornbach and Forrest with Cronbach's alpha = 0.87 and researcher-made questionnaire on drug and psychotropic drug trafficking with Cronbach's alpha = 0.79). Using a test Pearson correlation was analyzed.Findings and results: The research showed that there is a significant relationship between dimensions of social cohesion and borderline attitudes towards drug trafficking and psychotropic trafficking. Increasing social cohesion can have a positive effect on reducing drug trafficking and psychotropic trafficking in the city of Piranshahr by changing the attitude of the border residents.