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Title: Trauma and Psychological Sequelae in Substance Misusing Clients
Author: Selemo, Benaliligha Francis
ISNI:       0000 0001 3393 3518
Awarding Body: University of Essex
Current Institution: The University of Essex pre-October 2008
Date of Award: 2008
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Clinicians in the Addiction Services of the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust} SAS) United Kingdom observed an increase in trauma cases among , their clients. They also suspected relationship between various possible trauma sequelae. Although, there was no empirical data from them, their observations appear to support findings of previous research (e.g. Norris, 1992). Therefore, the current study was on trauma and its psychological sequelae.The study had 3 aims. First, to examine the prevalence of sociodemographic characteristics, psychological trauma, anxiety sensitivity, and specific substances of abuse (as the independent variables) and anger behaviour, interpersonal violence and anxiety disorders (as the dependent variables). Second, to examine the evidence for possible functional relationships between the variables and the predictive power of the independent variables. Third, to examine anxiety sensitivity as a possible mediator between the variables.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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