A mixed-method analysis of post-trauma outcomes: Trauma severity and social support from a psychotherapeutic oerspective
Rieck, Murray J., Shakespeare-Finch, Jane E., Morris, Bronwyn A., & Newbery, Jasmin (2005) A mixed-method analysis of post-trauma outcomes: Trauma severity and social support from a psychotherapeutic oerspective. Canadian Journal of Counselling, 39(2), pp. 86-100.
While research has focused on the difficulties faced in adapting to life following the experiences of a traumatic event, limited research has examined positive legacies of incorporating a traumatic experience into life post-trauma. This study uses quantitative and qualitative data (N = 218) to examine the effect that trauma severity and social support have on post-trauma outcomes. Individual’s perceptions of their traumatic experiences and the social support they received were significant influences post-trauma. The knowledge gained has practical applications for therapy and the client/counsellor relationship in terms of counselling and facilitating personal growth after trauma.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||trauma, posttraumatic growth, social support, therapy|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Canadian Counselling Association|
|Deposited On:||04 Jul 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:28|
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