Tsunami in Kerala, India: Long-Term Psychological Distress, Sense of Coherence, Social Support, and Coping in a Non-Industrialized Setting Johanna Sophie von Lieres

ISBN: 9783631627129

Published: May 29th 2013

Hardcover

203 pages


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Tsunami in Kerala, India: Long-Term Psychological Distress, Sense of Coherence, Social Support, and Coping in a Non-Industrialized Setting  by  Johanna Sophie von Lieres

Tsunami in Kerala, India: Long-Term Psychological Distress, Sense of Coherence, Social Support, and Coping in a Non-Industrialized Setting by Johanna Sophie von Lieres
May 29th 2013 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 203 pages | ISBN: 9783631627129 | 10.58 Mb

This study assesses the long-term psychological consequences after the 2004 Asian tsunami in Kerala, India. Participants are the inhabitants of Keralas coastal regions. The results indicated that the participants who were affected by the tsunamiMoreThis study assesses the long-term psychological consequences after the 2004 Asian tsunami in Kerala, India.

Participants are the inhabitants of Keralas coastal regions. The results indicated that the participants who were affected by the tsunami showed significantly greater psychological distress and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than a control group. In addition, it could be shown that protective factors, such as perceived social support, certain coping strategies, and a sense of coherence, could decrease the level of symptoms.

Perceived social support, in particular, decreased symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and a strong sense of coherence mitigated psychological distress. Avoidance coping was found to be more effective in decreasing levels of traumatic stress in this non-industrialized, collectivistic cultural setting.



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