Prediction Ability of Coping Strategies in Fear of Coronavirus and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among Frontline Workers during Coronavirus Pandemic

Mariam Awwad Al-Ziadat, Moutssem Mahdi Abu Shattal, Muhammad Adeeb


Objective: To investigate the prediction ability of the coping strategies in fear of Coronavirus and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among frontline workers during coronavirus pandemic.
Methods: The participants were 408 volunteer frontline workers who filled out online self-report measures of brief coping, fear of coronavirus, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Results: It shows that coping strategies predicted 28.8% of the variance in fear of Coronavirus and 34.6% of the variance in post-traumatic stress disorder. The most prominent coping strategies are substance abuse then religion. Moreover, there are low levels of fear of Coronavirus and post-traumatic stress disorderamong frontline workers during coronavirus pandemic
Conclusion: Coping strategies play a vital role in developing fear of coronavirus and post-traumatic stress disorder.

القدرة التنبؤية لاستراتيجيات التكيف بالخوف من فيروس كورونا واضطراب ما بعد الصدمة لدى العاملين في الخطوط الأمامية خلال جائحة كورونا

الهدف: فحص القدرة التنبؤية لاستراتيجيات التكيف بالخوف من فيروس كورونا واضطراب ما بعد الصدمة لدى العاملين في الخطوط الأمامية خلال جائحة كورونا.
الأساليب: تكونت عينة الدراسة من 408 من العاملين بالخطوط الأمامية الذين تطوعوا للمشاركة بالدراسة حيث قاموا بالاستجابة الالكترونية لثلاث مقاييس للتقرير الذاتي وهي مقياس التكيف المختصر ومقياس الخوف من فيروس كورونا ومقياس اضطراب ما بعد الصدمة.
النتائج: أشارت نتائج الدراسة إلى استراتيجيات التكيف قد تنبأت ب 28.8% من التغير بالخوف من فيروس كورونا وتنبأت أيضاً ب 34.6% من التغير باضطراب ما بعد الصدمة. كما أشارت النتائج إلى أن أكثر استراتيجية للتكيف بين أفراد الدراسة هي إساءة استخدام المواد ثم الدين. وأشارت أيضا إلى المستويات المنخفضة من الخوف من فيروس كورونا واضطراب ما بعد الصدمة لدى العاملين في الخطوط الامامية خلال جائحة كورنا.
الاستنتاج: تلعب استراتيجيات التكيف دوراً مهماً في تطوير الخوف من فيروس كورونا واضطراب ما بعد الصدمة.


Coping Strategies, Fear of Coronavirus, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Frontline Workers. استراتيجيات التكيف،الخوف من فيروس كورونا، اضطراب ما بعد الصدمة، العاملين بالخطوط الأمامية.

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