AN EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH ON THE ROLE OF SOCIAL SUPPORT IN REDUCING THE TRAUMATIC EFFECTS OF IMMIGRATION


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ÖZCAN Z.

BILIMNAME, cilt.37, ss.1001-1028, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.28949/bilimname.518401
  • Dergi Adı: BILIMNAME
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1001-1028

Özet

This study, based on a social adaptation project supported by the ministry, was carried out to reveal the contribution of social support through social interaction to the psycho-social adaptation of the refugee individual. As is known, forced migration is a life with traumatic effects that causes material and spiritual losses. This research is based on the assumption that the human being, created as a social being, needs support from his close and distant environment to overcome a traumatic experience such as migration. In the study, experimental method and 'pre-test/post-test control-group research design' has been used, and 15 students in the experimental and the control groups have been selected on the basis of volunteering among the refugee students from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan - who continue their education in different departments of Karabuk University and in different high schools of Karabuk National Education Directorate in 2017-2018 academic year. In the study in which average age of the sample group is 18, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, the Ces-Depression Scale and the Cultural Adaptation Scale have been used in order to measure the effect of social support activities on psychosocial adaptation...