Violations of war: testing the meaning-making model among Vietnam veterans.

@article{Steger2015ViolationsOW,
  title={Violations of war: testing the meaning-making model among Vietnam veterans.},
  author={Michael F. Steger and Gina P Owens and Crystal L Park},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          105-16
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Posttrauma adjustment theories postulate that intense stressors violate people's beliefs about the world and perceived ability to achieve valued goals. Failure to make meaning from traumatic events exacerbates negative adjustment (e.g., PTSD), whereas success facilitates positive adjustment (e.g., stress-related growth). The current study aimed to test this model of direct and indirect effects among a sample of veterans. METHOD Vietnam veterans (N = 130) completed assessment… CONTINUE READING
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