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dc.contributor.advisorAbi Gerges Sarkis, Alyaen_US
dc.contributor.authorDarazi, Mariane El-en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p. 84-91)en_US
dc.description.abstractThis research study took place after the Beirut explosion which occurred on August 4th, 2020. This event had an influence on numerous individuals of all ages. It is also considered to be traumatic. The occurrence of trauma can be associated with different disorders. These disorders can be anxiety disorders and trauma and stressor related disorders. In this quantitative study, the participants are divided into two age groups which 14-18 years old and 30-40 years old. The study’s aim is to compare the traumatic reactions and responses of both adolescents and adults. The different kinds of traumatic reactions and responses are emotional, physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, and developmental. The different types of trauma are also discussed which are Natural or Human-Caused Traumas, Individual, Group, Community, and Mass Traumas, Interpersonal Traumas, Developmental Traumas, Political Terror and War, and System-Oriented Traumas: Re-traumatization. However, in this research study, the type of trauma which occurred is Mass Trauma. In addition, the study’s objective is to show whether adolescents or adults have a greater effect after trauma and to compare their symptoms in order to see if Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder occurs more in a specific population. The results of this study showed that only Generalized Anxiety Disorder is correlated with age where it occurs more in adults.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityby Mariane El-Darazien_US
dc.format.extent1 online resource (ix, 101 pages) : tablesen_US
dc.rightsThis object is protected by copyright, and is made available here for research and educational purposes. Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce the object beyond the personal and educational use exceptions must be obtained from the copyright holderen_US
dc.subjectTraumatic reactions, Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Mass traumaen_US
dc.subject.lcshIndustrial accidents--Lebanon--Beirut--Psychological aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPost-traumatic stress disorderen_US
dc.subject.lcshPsychic traumaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDissertations, Academicen_US
dc.subject.lcshUniversity of Balamand--Dissertationsen_US
dc.titleBeirut explosion : a comparative study between adolescents and adults traumatic symptomsen_US
dc.contributor.corporateUniversity of Balamanden_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Psychologyen_US
dc.contributor.facultyFaculty of Arts and Sciencesen_US
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of Balamanden_US
dc.description.degreeMA in Clinical Psychologyen_US
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