Comparative Study

| Published: September 23, 2018

Well-being after Personal and Natural Trauma among University Students

DIP: 18.01.063/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.63


Exposure to Natural and manmade disasters is associated with long-term health consequences including for mental health. Students who are in university study for their bachelor and master degrees also have come across different types of trauma in their personal life. Some of them are not identified or treated throughout their lifespan. This study (N= 357) tries to find the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and impacts upon Trauma coping. Results of Linear regression analysis points out that Wellbeing of them is positively correlate and depend on  Six factors including resilience (recovery, impairments) and other Emotional Intelligence factors (Emotionality, Self-control, Sociability) and avoidance as a coping style when they come up with Natural disasters in their life. Linear regression analysis shows some what different results for people who faced Personal Trauma during their life. There are only three variables (Two factors of Emotional Intelligence: Self-control, Sociability and PTSD factor of avoidance act as a significant factor when well being considered as the dependent variable. And all those are positively correlated with well being. Linear regression analysis points out more factors that can act as independent variables and have significant relationships than the personal traumas among the students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.063/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.63

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018

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