An Evaluation the Level of Depression, Anxiety and Stress the Kosovo War Veterans

Kosova Savaşı Gazilerinin Depresyon Anksiyete ve Stres Düzeylerinin Belirlenmesi

Ertan BASHA1, Mehmet KAYA2


The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship veterans living between depression and anxiety, and professional status, socio-economic status and educational status. Simple random sampling method was used for designating sample. The sample consist of veterans living in different parts of Kosovo. The total number of the sample was 555 including 468 male and 87 female. In the study, the Depression, Anxiety and Stress (DASS) Scale have used to collect data. The data was interpreted evaluating veterans in terms of gender, marital status, get help or not, permanent disability, death of relative, professional status, socio-economic status and educational status. According to the statistical analysis of the data gathered from the participant of the research it has been found that there are significant differences between the levels of depression, anxiety and stress in terms of professional status, social-economic and educational status of Kosovo veterans.

Keywords: Kosovo, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Veteran

1Yrd.Doç.Dr., Universiteti AAB, Fakulteti Psikolojise, Orcid Id: 0000-0002-5231-7806
2Doç.Dr., Sakarya Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Eğitim Bilimleri Bölümü Psikoloji Danışma ve Rehberlik Anabilim Dalı, Orcid Id: 0000-0003-2659-3601
Address of correspondence/ Yazışma adresi: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ertan Basha Unıversiteti ABB. E-mail:
Date of received/ Geliş Tarihi: 23.02.2020, Date of Revision/ Düzeltme Tarihi: 19.04.2020, Date of acceptance/ Kabul Tarihi: 30.04.2020, Date of Online Publication/Çevirimiçi Yayın Tarihi: 27.07.2020
Citing/ Referans Gösterimi: Basha, E., Kaya, M. (2020). Kosova Savaşı Gazilerinin Depresyon Anksiyete ve Stres Düzeylerinin Belirlenmesi. Kıbrıs Türk Psikiyatri ve Psikoloji Dergisi, 2 (2): 106-13 doi:10.35365/ctjpp.20.02.15

© 2020 The Author(s). Published by Cyprus Mental Health Institute / Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology ( This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, provided the original work is properly cited and is not used for commercial purposes.