Psychology

Post traumatic growth experiences in suicide survivors: a qualitative inquiry in conflict zone

Posttraumatic growth experiences in suicide survivors: a qualitative inquiry in conflict zone

The study explores the experience of positive psychological change i.e., posttraumatic growth (PTG) among the suicide survivors.

Author

Irfan Fayaz, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Science (JIBS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), Sonipat, Haryana, India.

Summary

The present research explores the experience of positive psychological change i.e., posttraumatic growth (PTG) among the suicide survivors. Semi structured interview method was used to understand the process of PTG.

Twelve young adults were recruited with the help of snowball sampling. Five themes emerged after data analysis i.e., social support, coping strategies, spiritual/religious change, changed priorities, and changed interpersonal relationships.

Findings can provide new perspective to mental health professionals.

Published in: Psychology, Health & Medicine

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