Relationships between psychopathological and demographic variables and posttraumatic growth among Holocaust survivors
Lurie-Beck, Janine Karen, Liossis, Poppy, & Gow, Kathryn M. (2008) Relationships between psychopathological and demographic variables and posttraumatic growth among Holocaust survivors. Traumatology, 14(3), pp. 28-39.
The relationship between posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, depression, anxiety, and vulnerability, as well as demographic differences in growth was examined in a group of 23 Holocaust survivors. The posttraumatic growth aspect of spiritual change was found to correlate positively and significantly with the PTSD symptom clusters of intrusion, avoidance, and hyperarousal. Numerous demographic variables were also found to relate to posttraumatic growth including survivors' age during the Holocaust; the nature of their Holocaust experiences; and whether they were ever alone, without family, during their Holocaust experiences as well as survivor support group membership.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Holocaust survivors, posttraumatic growth|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Health Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Sage Publications|
|Copyright Statement:||The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Traumatology, Volume 14 Issue Number 3, 2008, © SAGE Publications Ltd or Society/Proprietor, 2008 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Traumatology page: http://tmt.sagepub.com/ on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/|
|Deposited On:||16 Feb 2009 14:24|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:49|
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