Earthquake trauma and causal explanation associating with PTSD and other psychiatric disorders among South East Anatolian women


Sezgin U. , Punamaki R.

JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol.141, pp.432-440, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 141
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.03.005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.432-440

Abstract

Introduction: The research questions were, first, how exposure to earthquake related traumatic events is associated with PTSD and other psychiatric symptoms among women after one year of the disaster. Second, how the nature of trauma does associate with psychiatric symptoms, and, third, does the causal explanations for the trauma moderate the association between traumatic events and psychiatric symptoms.