Ego strength and stress reaction in Kuwaiti students after the Iraqi invasion.

Abstract

Correlations between scores on the Barron Ego Strength Scale and a checklist of 18 Symptoms of stress reactions were calculated for two responses from 503 undergraduate Kuwaiti students (225 men and 278 women). Using total scores on both measures for all students the correlation was -.42, so students with higher ego strength scores tend to have fewer stressful symptoms. rs by symptoms ranged from -.33 to -.11.

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@article{Torki2000EgoSA, title={Ego strength and stress reaction in Kuwaiti students after the Iraqi invasion.}, author={Marwan Torki}, journal={Psychological reports}, year={2000}, volume={87 1}, pages={188-92} }