This study aimed to investigate the effect of cognitive behavioralcounselling program in reducing Post- traumatic Stress Disorder among asample of displaced Syrians to Jordan. The study population consisted of alldisplaced Syrians to Jordan who are living in Ramtha camp, totaling 4,500people until February, 2013. The study sample consisted of 24 members ofthe displaced Syrians, who have achieved the highest scores on the PosttraumaticStress Disorder Davidson scale. The members of the sample wererandomly divided into two groups: an experimental group which consistedof (12) individuals, and a control group which consisted of (12) individuals.Members of the experimental group received a cognitive behavioralcounseling program, while the members of the control group did not haveany counseling program.The results of the (ANCOVA) analysis showed differences with astatistical indication at the level of significance (a ≤0.05) between theexperimental group and the control group on the degree of Post- traumaticStress Disorder scale in favor of the experimental group after completingthe program directly; that is, cognitive behavioral counseling program hasa positive effect in reducing symptoms of Post- traumatic Stress Disorder.The (T- test) results indicated that there were no difference with a statisticalindication at the level of significance (a ≤0.05) between the scores of theexperimental group on the Post- traumatic Stress Disorder scale aftercompleting the program directly, and the scores of the experimental groupafter a month of completing the application of program
Ibrahim, Mwafaq Taleb
"The Effectiveness of a Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling Program on Reducing The Level of Post- traumatic Stress Disorder among a Sample of Displaced Syrians in Jordan,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol3/iss11/7