The comparison of social support and religiosity in post traumatic stress disorder patients, their wives and control group

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Mansour Bayrami 1 , Morteza Andalib Kourayem 1 , * , Asghar Pouresmali 2 , Leila Mohammadibakhsh 3

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1 Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

2 Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Mohaghege Ardebili University, Ardebil, Iran

3 Dept. of Psychology, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Bayrami M, Andalib Kourayem M, Pouresmali A, Mohammadibakhsh L. The comparison of social support and religiosity in post traumatic stress disorder patients, their wives and control group, J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2013 ; 17(1):e77145.

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Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 17 (1); e77145
Published Online: April 29, 2013
Article Type: Research Article
Received: September 24, 2012
Accepted: December 04, 2012

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Abstract

Background: Many of Iran- Iraq war veterans, stricken to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and therefore, they and their wives have several problems. The aim of this study was the comparison of social support and religiosity in PTSD patients, their wives and control group.

Methods: This research was a causal-comparative study. For surveying the study variables, 25 PTSD patients, 25 PTSD patient’s wives and 25 normal subjects were selected by convenience sampling method. The Duke’s social support questioner and the religiosity scale of Atkins and Havdon were used for data collection. Data were analyzed by the use of descriptive components and one way ANOVA method.

Results: The results showed that the amount of social support in PTSD  patients and their wives was lower than control group, but between PTSD patients and their wives didn’t seen any significant differences. The amount of religiosity in PTSD patients and their wives was higher than control group. Also in this case didn’t seen significant different between PTSD  patients and their wives.

Conclusion: In social support and religiosity components there is similarity between PTSD patients and their wives, but there is deference between these two groups with control group.

Keywords

PTSD wives religiosity social support

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