Women More Traumatized Than Men by TV Coverage of Terror

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Women are more affected than men by television coverage of terrorism, a new study shows.

Researchers at the University Haifa found the coverage caused women to lose psychological resources more than their male counterparts, leading to negative feelings and moodiness.

The results of the study, conducted by Professor Moshe Zeidner at Haifa University’s Department of Counseling and Human Development
will soon appear in the journal Anxiety, Stress & Coping.

Earlier research conducted together with Professor Hasida Ben-Zur of the university’s School of Social Work, dealing with gender differences in the effects of traumatic events, examined data based on questionnaires relating to past experiences, Zeidner said.

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