Johnrev Guilaran

Johnrev Guilaran
University of the Philippines Visayas | UPV · Division of Social Sciences

PhD

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Introduction
I am an associate professor of psychology at the University of the Philippines Visayas. I have a PhD in Psychology from Massey University in Wellington. Research interests: disaster mental health, social support, traumatic stress, and emergency responder mental health.
Additional affiliations
January 2021 - present
University of the Philippines Visayas
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2014 - December 2020
University of the Philippines Visayas
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
June 2007 - June 2014
University of the Philippines Visayas
Position
  • Instructor
Education
February 2016 - August 2019
Massey University
Field of study
  • Psychology
June 2009 - November 2013
University of the Philippines
Field of study
  • Psychology
June 2000 - April 2004

Publications

Publications (9)
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Introduction: Emergency responders are at risk of post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). This study investigates the relationship between the different components of received social support (RSS) and PTSS in these occupations. Method: This cross-sectional study involved emergency responders from New Zealand and the Philippines (n=223). Participants...
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This study examined the influence of received social support on the social adjustment of emergency responders. Emergency responders (N = 223) from New Zealand and the Philippines answered an online questionnaire measuring demographic variables, duty-related traumatic exposure, social support received from different sources, and social adjustment (i...
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Disaster responders play a crucial role in providing aid to individuals and communities following catastrophic events. Being tasked to protect and preserve life and property, these groups of professionals are constantly exposed to various hazards, which puts them at risk of negative mental health consequences. This chapter describes and discusses t...
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A brief overview of received social support research on first responders published in Applied Psychology Around the World, Vol 2 No. 2. Full text may be accessed through https://iaapsy.org/site/assets/files/1082/apaw_2020_may_vol2_2.pdf
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This scoping review provides a summary of research findings on social support dynamics in the aftermath of disasters that occurred on the continent of Australia and Oceania between 1983 and 2013. Forty‐one studies, both quantitative and qualitative, that investigated different facets of postdisaster supportive interactions were summarized. All inve...
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Disaster response work is associated with various psychological outcomes. In post-disaster conditions, social support is generally observed to impact mental health, particularly for survivors. This review was conducted to survey the extent of social support effectiveness on disaster responder groups. Published quantitative social support studies on...

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Projects (2)
Project
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Dr John Guilaran and I are guest editing a special issue of Psychological Injury and Law (http://springer.com/journal/12207) on the psychological consequences and risk factors for first responders, and possible legal ramifications for these organisations.
Archived project
My PhD project looks at the effectiveness of received social support on post traumatic stress symptoms, social and occupational impairment, and post traumatic relationship growth of emergency responders in New Zealand and in the Philippines.