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Table 3 Retrospective evaluation of perceived changes in world assumptions at six months post-tsunami (N = 574)

From: World assumptions, posttraumatic stress and quality of life after a natural disaster: A longitudinal study

Variable M (SD)
Invulnerability −0.2 (0.9)
Just world −0.6 (0.9)
Predictable world −0.8 (1.0)
Controllable world −0.8 (0.9)
Good and benevolent world −0.5 (0.9)
Meaningful life 0.4 (1.0)
Valuable person 0.3 (0.8)
  1. Note: All means are significantly different from zero (p ≤ .001).