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2009 | 20 | 31-49
Article title

FAMILY SUPPORT AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES AFTER TRAUMATIC STRESS (Wsparcie rodzinne a psychologiczne nastepstwa traumatycznego stresu)

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Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
Trauma and posttraumatic adaptation are topics which have been frequently discussed in a literature recently. One of the most important factors that influences posttraumatic adaptation is social support. However this notion and its mechanism of protection against posttraumatic consequences still poses a lot of questions. The aim of this study is to show the role of support received from a family in adaptation after trauma and its influence on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The present study indicates that the adequacy of support is a good means of protection against psychological consequences after trauma. According to this research, not social support but its adequacy to current needs helps in better coping with trauma. Whereas support received from a family influences posttraumatic cognitions. People who receive, not only perceive, support from relatives after trauma have more rational cognitions about the world and themselves, in comparison to people who have less received support.
Year
Volume
20
Pages
31-49
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Justyna Rozmyslowska, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydzial Psychologii, ul. Stawki 5-7, 00-183 Warszawa, Poland
References
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Publication order reference
Identifiers
CEJSH db identifier
10PLAAAA074716
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.535018e4-c9e3-3b33-86aa-6c35d73ee955
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