Clinical and Experimental Psychology

Abdelaziz M Thabet

Abdelaziz M Thabet
School of Public- Consultant Psychiatrist at Child and Family Training and Counseling Center,
Southern Nigeria

  • Research Article
    Death Anxiety and Obsessional Death among University Palestinian Students
    Author(s): Abdelaziz M Thabet and Taysir AbdallaAbdelaziz M Thabet and Taysir Abdalla

    Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the perception and relationship between death anxiety and death obsession among Palestinians university students. The sample consisted of 216 Palestinian university students enrolled in two universities in Gaza Strip (Al-Al-Azhar and Islamic University of Gaza) and one university in West Bank (Al Quds university of Jerusalem). Eighty-seven of the students (40.3%) were males and 129 (59.7%) were females. Age ranged from 17 to 30 years. Mean age was 20.4 years (SD=1.8). The researcher used three questionnaires; a predesigned socio- demographic sheet, death anxiety, obsessive about death scale. The study showed that mean death anxiety score was 60.39. The study showed that female student, and those live in Gaza Strip reported more death anxiety. Mean scores on the death obsession was more in students from Gaza. Mean scores of d.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2471-2701.1000178

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