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This dissertation focuses on moral development and whether it is associated with those who are at the greatest risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among armed forces combat deployed personnel. The hypothesis has been drawn from a theory that among war veterans the higher one's stage of moral development, the greater the risk for psychological distress. Dual This dissertation focuses on moral development and whether it is associated with those who are at the greatest risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among armed forces combat deployed personnel. The hypothesis has been drawn from a theory that among war veterans the higher one's stage of moral development, the greater the risk for psychological distress. Dual methods of research have been utilized in this research study. The Defining Issues Test (DIT-2) developed by the Center for the Study of Ethical Development (University of Minnesota), has been used as the quantitative instrument to assess the significance of difference that ought to exist between a criterion group who have been diagnosed with PTSD and a control group who have not. For the second phase of the research a qualitative phenomenological method has been selected, which consists of interviews with 5 members of the criterion group and centered on the participants' lived experiences in the war zone. It was found in the quantitative phase that the difference between groups was significant, and that the level of moral judgment of the criterion group was higher than that of the control group. The phenomenological method interviews revealed recurring moral themes of guilt, shame, self-betrayal, and loss of soul, which underlie the veterans' symptoms of psychological distress. The results of this research should be of particular significance to mental health providers who work with military personnel diagnosed with PTSD.


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This dissertation focuses on moral development and whether it is associated with those who are at the greatest risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among armed forces combat deployed personnel. The hypothesis has been drawn from a theory that among war veterans the higher one's stage of moral development, the greater the risk for psychological distress. Dual This dissertation focuses on moral development and whether it is associated with those who are at the greatest risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among armed forces combat deployed personnel. The hypothesis has been drawn from a theory that among war veterans the higher one's stage of moral development, the greater the risk for psychological distress. Dual methods of research have been utilized in this research study. The Defining Issues Test (DIT-2) developed by the Center for the Study of Ethical Development (University of Minnesota), has been used as the quantitative instrument to assess the significance of difference that ought to exist between a criterion group who have been diagnosed with PTSD and a control group who have not. For the second phase of the research a qualitative phenomenological method has been selected, which consists of interviews with 5 members of the criterion group and centered on the participants' lived experiences in the war zone. It was found in the quantitative phase that the difference between groups was significant, and that the level of moral judgment of the criterion group was higher than that of the control group. The phenomenological method interviews revealed recurring moral themes of guilt, shame, self-betrayal, and loss of soul, which underlie the veterans' symptoms of psychological distress. The results of this research should be of particular significance to mental health providers who work with military personnel diagnosed with PTSD.

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