Psychological inflexibility, coping strategies and quality of life of refugees in Uganda during covid19 pandemic
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The study sought to establish the relationship between Psychological inflexibility, Coping strategies and the Quality of life among refugees in Uganda during the COVID 19 pandemic. The study gave an insight of how Refugees’ perceived feeling of their Quality of life affects their psychological inflexibility and Coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The objectives were to examine the relationship between Psychological inflexibility and coping strategy among refugees, find out whether coping strategies and Quality of life are significantly related and to discover the relationship between psychological inflexibility and the quality of life among refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic. A quantitative research approach was used in data collection and analysis. A simple random sampling method was used targeting a sample size of refugees. The findings indicated that there’s a significant relationship between psychological inflexibility and coping strategies at r=.39, r=.24, r=.17, r-.21 and p0.05 with social support, avoidance and positive thinking, Problem solving coping strategies respectively. A significant relationship between psychological inflexibility and quality of life, the results indicated that psychological inflexibility and quality of life have a negative insignificant relationship at r=-.07 and p>0.05. The study recommended future research, emphasis should be put on finding out the relationship between psychological inflexibility and quality of life. This should be put on the directional relationship of what comes first and leads to another.