Role of Social Support in Predicting Psychological Well being and Quality of Life among Flood Victims



Degree: BS

Year: 2007-2011

University: Centre for Clinical Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of Social Support in predicting Psychological Wellbeing and Quality of Life among Flood Victims. Survey was conducted in different regions of District Muzzaffargarh, using Purposive sampling technique. A total number of 180 individuals from both genders in three age categories adolescent (16-20), young adults (21-40), and middle aged adults (41-65) were assessed using World Health Organization Quality of Life Scale, Oxford Happiness Questionnaire and Social Support Questionnaire. Pearson Product Moment Correlation and Regression Analysis were used to see the relationship and predict relationship. Results revealed that Social Support had an impact on Quality of Life and Psychological Wellbeing. Men in comparison to women and adolescent group in comparison to young and middle aged adults revealed better SS, QOL and PWB.

Keywords: Social Support, Psychological Wellbeing, Quality of Life, Flood.

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