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The purpose of this quantitative research was to examine the moderating role of different aspects of spirituality, including cognitive orientation to spirituality, the experiential/phenomenological dimensions of spirituality, and religiousness, on the relationship between trauma exposure and trauma symptoms when such symptoms are defined to include both PTSD and DESNOS. Author: Kimberly B. Chase-Brennan, Northcentral University.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of a community-based group therapy program for psychological trauma following a natural disaster. Author: Robert S. Cavera, Hofstra University.
This study examined the moderating role of emergency preparedness self-efficacy on the relationships between the perception of threat associated with natural and human-made disasters and outcomes, including behaviors (emergency preparedness) and psychological symptoms (anxiety and distress), for adults with physical disabilities. Author: Jennifer E. Marceron, The George Washington University.
The goal of the present study was to replicate previously observed effects of mortality salience on worldview defense in a sample of disaster responders, specifically Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) providers, and to examine the potential moderating effect of conceptual mode (rational versus experiential) on these effects. CISM providers may include personnel from fire, police, military, mental health, and other fields that respond to disasters. Author: Hope E. Morrow, Northcentral University.
The proposed study utilized a quantitative quasi-experimental research design. Considerations in this study were whether the proposed treatment, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing-integrated group treatment protocol (EMDR-IGTP) was effective in decreasing PTSD-like symptoms associated with VT/STS and increasing post-traumatic growth (PTG). Author: Michelle D. Morrissey, Northcentral University.
he study provides details about each of the possible psychological outcomes as a result of experiencing a traumatic event and provides an outline for what the psychological experience of trauma might entail. Author: Monica Powers, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Examines the relationship between risk and protective factors associated with burnout, compassion satisfaction, and secondary traumatic stress in National Guard chaplains and chaplain assistants responding to disaster and noncombat trauma. Author: Michael J. Rakow, Wheaton College.