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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2020, Vol. 15(1) 178-196

Psychological Resilience Level of Individuals Living in Çanakkale, Turkey

Sefa Mızrak & Tugay Tutkun

pp. 178 - 196   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2020.236.10   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2001-23-0005.R2

Published online: March 24, 2020  |   Number of Views: 125  |  Number of Download: 388


Abstract

Disasters affect individuals psychologically and some individuals take a long time to get rid of this effect. Psychological resilience is defined as the individuals having a psychologically strong structure, being affected by negative situations as little as possible and getting rid of stressful situations quickly. The aim of this study is to determine the psychological resilience level of individuals living in Çanakkale. Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale was used to determine the participants’ resilience level. Participants in the study are 412 individuals, aged between 18 and 60, who are determined by the simple random sampling method living in the Central District of Çanakkale. The data were analyzed using SPSS 21 software. Cronbach's Alpha reliability coefficient of the scale was found to be 0.92. The mean of the psychological resilience level was 3.75. Results showed that the most psychologically resilient people are males, high school graduates, individuals between the ages of 29-39, divorced, those who do not have children, those with a monthly income of more than 3001 TL, those with natural disaster insurance and those who are previously faced a disaster.

Keywords: disaster, resilience, psychological resilience


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Mizrak, S. & Tutkun, T. (2020). Psychological Resilience Level of Individuals Living in Çanakkale, Turkey . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(1), 178-196. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.236.10

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Mizrak, S. and Tutkun, T. (2020). Psychological Resilience Level of Individuals Living in Çanakkale, Turkey . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(1), pp. 178-196.

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Mizrak, Sefa and Tugay Tutkun (2020). "Psychological Resilience Level of Individuals Living in Çanakkale, Turkey ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 15 (1):178-196. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.236.10.

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