Screening of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among flood victims in Indonesia

Rizky Isnaeni Nasri, Tuti Seniwati, Ilkafah, Erfina Erfina

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Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to screening PTSD among flood victims in Indonesia. Method: Quantitative non-experimental research method with a descriptive cross-sectional study. There were 356 flooding victims who participated in this study using purposive sampling techniques. The questionnaire used was PCL 5 DSM-V to determine the incidence of PTSD. Results: The results of the study reported that 52% experiencing PTSD, and 48% did not experience PTSD. The majority of symptoms of PTSD were re-experiencing (98.3%). Conclusions: It can be concluded that the incidence of PTSD could arise at any age, gender, level of education and occupation by experiencing symptoms of re-experiencing, avoidance, negative alteration in mood cognition and hyperarousal. Hence, this study suggested improving intervention to decrease symptoms of PTSD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)345-349
Number of pages5
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Volume30
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Flood
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

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