Type

Journal Article

Authors

Daniel Boduszek
Gary Adamson
Mark Shevlin
Philip Hyland

Subjects

Psychiatry

Topics
behavior therapy therapy rational general structural equation modelling theoretical prediction emergency service post traumatic stress disorder

Irrational Beliefs in Posttraumatic Stress Responses : A Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Approach (2015)

Abstract The current study aimed to test a key theoretical prediction of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy theory by assessing the role of general and trauma-specific irrational beliefs in the prediction of posttraumatic stress responses. A sample (N = 313) of trauma-exposed emergency service workers participated in the study. Structural equation modelling results demonstrated that an REBT-based model provided satisfactory model fit and explained 89% of variance in posttraumatic stress symptomology. Theoretical predictions were supported with results demonstrating that general-level irrationality indirectly impacted posttraumatic stress responses via a set of trauma-specific irrational beliefs. Results indicate the importance of irrational beliefs in predicting posttraumatic stress responses.
Collections Ireland -> National College of Ireland -> Type = Article
Ireland -> National College of Ireland -> Subject = B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Psychology: Stress (Psychology): Post-traumatic stress disorder
Ireland -> National College of Ireland -> Status = Published

Full list of authors on original publication

Daniel Boduszek, Gary Adamson, Mark Shevlin, Philip Hyland

Experts in our system

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Daniel Boduszek
National College of Ireland
Total Publications: 72
 
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Gary Adamson
National College of Ireland
Total Publications: 17
 
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Mark Shevlin
National College of Ireland
Total Publications: 125
 
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Philip Hyland
National College of Ireland
Total Publications: 231