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Die Auswirkung traumatischer Lebenserfahrungen, der körperlichen und der seelischen Gesundheit auf die Lebensqualität kroatischer Kriegsteilnehmer

ANTIČEVIĆ, Vesna; KARDUM, Goran; BRITVIĆ, Dolores;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Društvena istraživanja : časopis za opća društvena pitanja, volume 20, issue 4 (114) (issn: 1330-0288, eissn: 1848-6096, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Social Sciences IVO PILAR
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cross-sectional differences in self-reported psychological symptoms, life-time exposure to traumatic events, coping styles, personality traits and overall quality of life between the PTSD and non-PTSD Croatian War veterans. A total of 113 subjects within the three groups participated in the study (veterans with PTSD, non-PTSD veterans and controls). Veterans with PTSD assessed both combat experiences and exposure to other life-time traumatic events as extremely stressful, much more so than veterans without PTSD or control subjects. Scores among the non-PTSD veterans were similar to the control subjects, except on the...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanitiesmental disordershealth care economics and organizationsbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: PTSD; personality; quality of life, PTSP; ličnost; kvaliteta života, Posttraumatische Belastungsstörung (PTBS); Persönlichkeit; Lebensqualität
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