The Investigation of the Mediating Role of Coping Strategies on the Relationship Between Childhood Traumas, Depression and Alcohol Use Disorder in University Students
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CitationAkcan, G., Öztürk, E., & Erdoğan, B. (2021). The investigation of the mediating role of coping trategies on the relationship between childhood traumas, depression and alcohol use disorder in university students. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 123, 108305.
The aim of this study is to investigate the mediating effect of coping strategies on the relationship among childhood traumas, depression, and alcohol use disorder in university students. The participants of this study consisted of 735 (209 males and 526 females) university students. Participants completed measures of depressive symptoms, childhood traumas, problematic alcohol consumption, and coping strategies as well as a socio-demographic information form. According to results, coping strategies fully mediated the relationship between childhood traumas and alcohol use disorder, and partially mediated the relationship between childhood traumas and depression.