Psychosocial predictors of resilience after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  title={Psychosocial predictors of resilience after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.},
  author={Lisa D. Butler and C. R. M. Koopman and Jay Azarow and Christine M. Blasey and Juliette C Magdalene and Sue Dimiceli and David A Seagraves and T Andrew Hastings and Xin-hua Chen and Robert W Garlan and Helena C. Kraemer and D. David Spiegel},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={197 4},
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 inflicted distress beyond those directly exposed, thereby providing an opportunity to examine the contributions of a range of factors (cognitive, emotional, social support, coping) to psychological resilience for those indirectly exposed. In an Internet convenience sample of 1281, indices of resilience (higher well-being, lower distress) at baseline (2.5-12 weeks post-attack) were each associated with less emotional suppression, denial and self-blame… CONTINUE READING


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