Kaniasty Presented Research in Hong Kong, Poland, and New Zealand

Posted on 9/7/2017 3:59:48 PM

Krys Kaniasty, Department of Psychology, coauthored several presentations at three international conferences during the 2017 summer.

At the 38th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) in Hong Kong, July 5-7, his work was featured in four presentations. “It’s complicated: Type D personality and social support” was coauthored with colleagues from Ireland and the Polish Academy of Sciences; “Psychological and social reactions to a routine political life event: The 2016 US Presidential election,” coauthored with colleagues from Israel and England; “Social support in first responders: A review of effects on posttraumatic stress symptoms” and “A scoping review of postdisaster social support investigations conducted in Oceania region,” both coauthored with colleagues from New Zealand.

Kaniasty served as a member of the organizing committee and the scientific committee of the 2017 conference of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences held in Warsaw July 24-28. During the conference, he presented his collaborative work on personality and social relationships, “Exploring different facets of social support in Type D personality.”

At the 12th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, August 26-28, Auckland, New Zealand, Kaniasty’s collaborators from New Zealand presented a paper titled “Social support and posttraumatic stress disorder in emergency responders: A meta-analysis.”