Family resilience minimizes post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review

Abdul Wakhid, Achir Yani S. Hamid

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Objective: This study aimed to systematically examine the factors associated with family resilience to minimize the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to disasters. Method: Systematic reviews were carried out using the PRISMA model. The articles were collected from 5 database sources including Proquest, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Science Direct, and Springer Link. The keywords used are family resilience, post-traumatic stress disorder, and disaster. Inclusion criteria include English language, quantitative study, articles published from 2014 to 2018. The author found review of 823 articles, finally selected 11 articles that meet the inclusion criteria. Results: Family resilience was affected by conflict (18.1%), communication (9%), family support (54.5%), and improvement in resilience programs (27.2%). Conclusion: Psychosocial support in the family after the family experiencing a disaster needs to be carried out continuously and scheduled.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020


  • Disaster
  • Family resilience
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder


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