—Flood disaster is one of the events that have an
impact on the lives of the individuals involved in Malaysia.
Destruction and loss make a person feels depressed besides
being worried. Even worse when the victims become depressed
as a result of the incident. Flood events can be seen as a threat to
the well-being of individuals both physically and emotionally.
This article will discuss how stress, anxiety and depression are
relatedtothe quality of life and well-being of flood victims. The
discussion is based on the Stressful Life EventsTheory, Freud’s
Anxiety Theory, Beck's Cognitive Theory of Depression and the
Quality of Life Conceptual Model.
—Flood, stress life events, freudanxiety theory,
beck cognitive theory of depression, conceptual model quality of
Johana Johariand Najib Ahmad Marzuki arewith the School of Social
Development, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
(e-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Johana Johari and Najib Ahmad Marzuki, "Relating Stress, Anxiety and Depression among Flood
Victims’Quality of Life in Malaysia: A Theoretical
Perspective," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 543-547, 2013.