Examining posttraumatic growth among Japanese university students.

@article{Taku2007ExaminingPG,
  title={Examining posttraumatic growth among Japanese university students.},
  author={Kanako Taku and Lawrence G. Calhoun and Richard G. Tedeschi and Virginia Gil-Rivas and Ryan P. Kilmer and Arnie Cann},
  journal={Anxiety, stress, and coping},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={353-67}
}
To determine the underlying factor structure of the Japanese version of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory (PTGI-J), a principal components analysis was performed on data from 312 Japanese undergraduate students who reported growth due to their most traumatic event within the last 5 years. Results showed the PTGI-J has high internal consistency and, of the original five factors reported by Tedeschi and Calhoun (1996), three were replicated: Relating to Others, New Possibilities, Personal… CONTINUE READING
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