Discuss the effects of short-term and longterm exposure to violence

 

Stress and coping

 

 

 

Effects of short-term exposure to violence (terrorism)

 

Terrorism includes attacks on civilians with the purpose of injuring or killing as many as possible. Being exposed to violent terrorist attacks may result in depression and long-term PTSD partly because terrorist attacks could lead to a perception of continuous threat to one’s safety and well-being.

 

Studies to use: Shalev (1995)  and/or Schuster et al. (2001)

 

Effects of long-term exposure to violence (bullying)

 

The case of bullying

 

 

 

Study to use: Carney and Hazler (2007)