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|Title||Psychiatric Symptoms among Physical Handicapped Persons, Who Are Victims of the Last War on Gaza|
The study aimed to measure the psychiatric symptoms among physical handicapped persons who are victims of the last war on Gaza. In this study, the researcher used the analytical descriptive approach. The sample of the study was purposive sample consisted of (125) of handicapped persons of males and females, while the age group was between age (18-50) in all Gaza governorate. The researcher designed a measuring tool (questionnaire) to measure the psychiatric symptoms of handicapped persons; the questionnaire included SCL-90 scale and a part that measures the demographic variables. The measure was applied on a pilot sample of 50 persons of handicapped persons in all Gaza governorates on (2011-2012). The reliability and validity calculations of the measure were obtained by statistician and the data were analyzed by (SPSS) using the appropriate statistical methods ending up with the findings. The results showed that the most common dimension was the Anxiety with percentage weight equals 68.5%, and this implies how high degrees of Anxiety the sample have, then comes the dimension of Paranoid ideation with percentage weight equals 47.9%. Then the Interpersonal Sensitivity with percentage weight equals 44.7%. The least common dimension was the Phobic Anxiety with percentage weight equals 30.7%. Also the results showed that there were no significant differences at (α≤0.05) in Psychiatric symptoms due to gender, age, qualification, monthly incomes and marital status. There were statistically significant differences in degrees of interpersonal sensitivity in terms of marital status toward those handicapped that are divorced; means they have the least degrees of interpersonal sensitivity than other marital statuses. Moreover, the result showed there were significant differences between the degrees of Obsessive Compulsive, Interpersonal Sensitivity and Hostility in terms the area of living toward who live in Gaza that have the highest digress of Obsessive Compulsive and Hostility, but the differences in Interpersonal Sensitivity were toward the handicapped that lived in Rafah. There were significant differences between the degrees of Somatization, Interpersonal Sensitivity, Anxiety and Paranoid Ideation, in terms of the working status toward the not working persons who have the highest degrees of Somatization, Interpersonal Sensitivity, Anxiety and Paranoid Ideation. Significant differences in Interpersonal Sensitivity, Phobic Anxiety, Paranoid Ideation, psychotics, due to the type of handicap toward those persons that have other types of handicaps; this means that they have the most degrees of Interpersonal Sensitivity, Phobic Anxiety, Paranoid Ideation, and Psychosis than these that who are finger amputated, leg amputated. Some of the recommendation that the researcher concluded is the developing rehabilitation programs for disability and amputation and keep up what is new, and providing guidance programs generally for disabled cases and especially for amputation to reduce psychological problems.
|Publisher||الجامعة الإسلامية - غزة|
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