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PTSD, trauma och hot – en undersökning av socionomer i Sverige.

Jakobsson, Frida LU and Nilsson, Kristina LU (2010) PSYK01 20092
Department of Psychology
Abstract
Social worker is a profession with an increased risk of being exposed to threat and violence on the workplace. In this study we investigated the occurrence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a sample of 60 social workers. We also investigated the types and frequency of threats exposed by this group and whether social workers with varying levels of PTSD symptoms reported significantly higher levels of exposure to traumatic situations and significantly higher levels of awareness of attention towards threat. The results showed that 13.3 percent of the sample had levels of PTSD symptoms requiring varying levels of health care and that participant’s with symptoms of PTSD reported a significantly higher level of exposure to traumatic... (More)
Social worker is a profession with an increased risk of being exposed to threat and violence on the workplace. In this study we investigated the occurrence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a sample of 60 social workers. We also investigated the types and frequency of threats exposed by this group and whether social workers with varying levels of PTSD symptoms reported significantly higher levels of exposure to traumatic situations and significantly higher levels of awareness of attention towards threat. The results showed that 13.3 percent of the sample had levels of PTSD symptoms requiring varying levels of health care and that participant’s with symptoms of PTSD reported a significantly higher level of exposure to traumatic situations and also a significantly higher levels of awareness of attention toward threat. (Less)
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author
Jakobsson, Frida LU and Nilsson, Kristina LU
supervisor
organization
course
PSYK01 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
trauma, violence, threat, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), social workers
language
Swedish
id
1544481
date added to LUP
2010-02-26 13:45:31
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2010-02-26 13:45:31
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  abstract     = {Social worker is a profession with an increased risk of being exposed to threat and violence on the workplace. In this study we investigated the occurrence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a sample of 60 social workers. We also investigated the types and frequency of threats exposed by this group and whether social workers with varying levels of PTSD symptoms reported significantly higher levels of exposure to traumatic situations and significantly higher levels of awareness of attention towards threat.  The results showed that 13.3 percent of the sample had levels of PTSD symptoms requiring varying levels of health care and that participant’s with symptoms of PTSD reported a significantly higher level of exposure to traumatic situations and also a significantly higher levels of awareness of attention toward threat.},
  author       = {Jakobsson, Frida and Nilsson, Kristina},
  keyword      = {trauma,violence,threat,Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),social workers},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {PTSD, trauma och hot – en undersökning av socionomer i Sverige.},
  year         = {2010},
}