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Social support, impression management and well-being following a disaster: A literature review and some conceptual considerations


Rahaman, Nur Haffiza and Mustaffa, Che Su and Ariffin, Mohd Taib (2014) Social support, impression management and well-being following a disaster: A literature review and some conceptual considerations. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 4 (1). pp. 44-47. ISSN 20103646

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Abstract

In this paper, the influence of social support and impression management on the well-being of flood victims in Malaysia will be discussed.The paper starts with a definition of all the variables. Literature review so far shows that there is a limited research on victims of flood disaster in Malaysia.This paper will explore perceptions of flood victims toward social support provided by the government and analyze flood victims’ well-being and impression management.Finally, a conceptual framework will be proposed in accordance with the flood situation in Malaysia.The conceptual framework includes three main ideas, namely social support, impression management and well-being.This paper contributes to the study of disaster by providing a conceptual framework, which can be used to further investigate variables that influenced well-being because of disaster.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Well-Being, social support, impression management, disaster
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Che Su Mustaffa
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2014 00:56
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 06:21
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12085

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