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The effect of the Canterbury earthquakes on alcohol consumption and motivations for drinking among psychologically resilient individuals.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Psychology, 2014)
Individual responses to natural disasters are highly variable. The psychological and behavioural response trajectories of those who manage to cope well with adverse life events are in need of further investigation. Increased ...
Predicting Psychological Responses after the February 22nd Christchurch Earthquake: Peritraumatic Dissociation, Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, Anxiety, Depression, and Social Isolation
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2012)
Following exposure to trauma, stress reactions are initially adaptive. However, some individuals’ psychological response can become maladaptive with long-lasting impairment to functioning. Most people with initial symptoms ...