Lilly, Michelle M.
M.A. (Master of Arts)
Department of Psychology
This study examined the relationships between perceived social support, personality traits, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in adult Syrian refugees resettled in the United States. Participants (N = 19) were recruited from resettlement organizations across the United States. To be eligible, participants had to be at least 18 years old, and had to have been resettled in the United States after 1/1/2015. After being screened for eligibility, participants completed a series of self-report questionnaires online, and were able to enroll in a drawing for 5 $50 Visa gift cards for their participation. The findings failed to lend support to the hypotheses and the proposed relationships between the study variables. Limitations, implications, and future research directions are discussed.
Dadouch, Zena, "Adult Syrian Refugees Resettled in the United States: Social Support, Personality, Somatic Complaints, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" (2018). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 6957.
Northern Illinois University
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