The relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and quality of life in infertile Shidu parents from the 2008 Sichuan earthquake: the moderating role of social support - Wang Z, Xu J.

WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: Since the promulgation of the one-child policy in 1979, most families have had only one child. Shidu parents, as a special group of Sichuan 2008 earthquake victims, are parents who lost their only child in the earthquake. W...
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The principal purpose of this study was to determine the potential functional relationship fertility treatment and lack of psychological intervention influences on PTSD symptoms in medically diagnosed infertile women in the United States.
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The present study assessed negative emotions associated with the traumas of infertility and child rearing (child's disability or death) and the correlates of duration of trauma. The widely used Chinese Mental Health Scale was used to assess negative emotio...
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This study was the first systematic population‐based investigation to explore quality of life (QOL) risk factors and to examine the moderating role of social support between post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and QOL in Shidu parents. What are the implications for practice? The results found that further social support should be provided as a long‐term mental health intervention strategy to promote QOL in Shidu parents suffering from PTSD. The research may provide information to assist psychologists in post‐disaster mental health interventions with Shidu parents and to inspire decision makers who work with si...
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This study was the first systematic population‐based investigation to explore quality of life (QOL) risk factors and to examine the moderating role of social support between post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and QOL in Shidu parents. What are the implications for practice? The results found that further social support should be provided as a long‐term mental health intervention strategy to promote QOL in Shidu parents suffering from PTSD. The research may provide information to assist psychologists in post‐disaster mental health interventions with Shidu parents and to inspire decision makers who work with si...
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