Poster Presentation 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology 2019

How Do Palestinian Refugees Settle In The UK And Deal With Their New Life? (#560)

busra danisman 1
  1. university of east london, London, ILFORD, United Kingdom

Palestinians are the one of a major group of refugees in the UK. They have been assisted and protected by a providing of the (UNRWA) United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. The aim of this study is to explore the well-being of the Palestinian refugees in the UK. The process of the adaptation will be analysed that they have experienced with their move to the UK and will emphasise on what coping strategies, resilience, or post-traumatic growth mechanisms they have used to guide them for adaptation within the British society. The researcher will be using Narrative inquiry to discover more about the Palestinian refugees' experience, therefore it will be applied as a story form, for viewing a real event from those impacted and tell the story. The interview will be with fifteen Palestinian refugees who reside in the UK and designed by semi-structured.T he researcher expects to highlight the differences in the welfare of Palestinian refugees in UK compare to other regions and to open a road to other refugees about well-being by the individual coping strategies.