BS (Social Sciences & Liberal Arts)

Faculty / School

School of Economics and Social Sciences (SESS)


Department of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Date of Award

Spring 2022

Date of Submission



Dr. Ayesha Zia, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences

Project Type

SSLA Culminating Experience

Access Type

Restricted Access


The study's focal point of interest was ego resilience and positive support provision as predictors of post-traumatic growth in young adults post-breakup. The study hypothesizes the correlation and predictive role of ego resilience and positive support provision on post-traumatic growth. A quantitative study was conducted on university-going students. The sample size was 112 participants, more women were part of the study as compared to their male counterparts. The study was conducted in well-reputed universities in the city of Karachi. The forms were circulated via social media platforms on university groups. The results were then evaluated and analyzed using Pearson correlation and regression analysis to drive concrete conclusions. The study can be replicated on a larger scale with better and more extensive demographics to draw generalizations from it. It can also provide cultural context to a lot of variables in developing countries like Pakistan where there is limited research if cross-sectional and longitudinal research is conducted.



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