Moral injury process and its psychological consequences among Israeli combat veterans.

@article{Zerach2018MoralIP,
  title={Moral injury process and its psychological consequences among Israeli combat veterans.},
  author={Gadi Zerach and Yossi Levi-Belz},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={
          1526-1544
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We aim to examine the link between exposure to potentially morally injurious events (PMIEs) and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSS). We also aim to explore the mediating roles of depressive attributions, trauma-related guilt and shame, and self-disgust in the relationship between PMIEs and PTSS among combat veterans. METHOD A volunteers' sample of 191 Israeli combat veterans responded to self-report questionnaires in a cross-sectional design study. RESULTS More than one… CONTINUE READING
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