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Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6488

Naeem Aslam

Naeem Aslam
National Institute of Psychology,
Islamabad
Pakistan

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  • Research Article
    Coping Strategies as a Predictors of Psychological Distress and Post Traumatic Growth among Flood Affected Individuals
    Author(s): Naeem Aslam and Anila KamalNaeem Aslam and Anila Kamal

    The aim of the present study was to see the predictive role of coping strategies in psychological distress and Post Traumatic Growth among 1862 individuals exposed to floods 2010 in Pakistan. The age range of the participants was 15 to 66 years (M = 28.25, SD = 9.59), with participation of both men and women. Data was collected during midmarch 2013 to May 2013. Brief Cope inventory, Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale (DASS) Scale and Post Traumatic Growth Inventory were used to measure the Coping Strategies, Psychological Distress and Post Traumatic Growth (PTG), respectively. Hierarchical multiple regression demonstrated that after controlling the effect of gender, age, education, and marital status; coping strategies such as, self-distraction, denial, substance use coping, behavioural disengagement, venting, humour and self-blame coping accounted for 33 % of the variance in psycholog.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000181

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