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Relating stress, anxiety and depression among flood victims’ quality of life in Malaysia: A theoretical perspective


Johari, Johana and Marzuki, Najib Ahmad (2013) Relating stress, anxiety and depression among flood victims’ quality of life in Malaysia: A theoretical perspective. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 3 (6). pp. 543-547. ISSN 2010-3646

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Abstract

Flood disaster is one of the events that have an impact on the lives of the individuals involved in Malaysia. Destruction and loss make a person feels depressed besides being worried.Even worse when the victims become depressed as a result of the incident. Flood events can be seen as a threat to the well-being of individuals both physically and emotionally.This article will discuss how stress, anxiety and depression are related to the quality of life and well-being of flood victims.The discussion is based on the Stressful Life Events Theory, Freud’s Anxiety Theory, Beck's Cognitive Theory of Depression and the Quality of Life Conceptual Model.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Flood, stress life events, freudanxiety theory, beck cognitive theory of depression, conceptual model quality of life.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Najib Ahmad Marzuki
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2014 07:09
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2014 07:09
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12645

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