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Emotional states and behaviour of combatants returning from the ATO zone

- Терещук, А.Д. (2017) Emotional states and behaviour of combatants returning from the ATO zone Актуальні проблеми психології. - Т. 11. Психологія особистості. Психологічна допомога особистості., 15. pp. 526-534. ISSN 2072-4772

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The article analyzes the problems of psychological rehabilitation of combatants returning from the anti-terrorist operation zone. Theoretical and practical issues related to combatants’ psychological traumas, psycho-emotional disorders are discussed. The article determines that staying in an action area is an extreme situation where people experience constantly the strongest psycho-emotional stresses, and excessive volitional efforts are needed to overcome them. The survey show that people returning from an action area feel usually hopelessness, low self-realization, anger on others, guilt, anxiety, alienation and a whole range of negative emotions. A lot of soldiers wish to avoid situations of open conversation about the events that happened to them at war. As a result, their own emotions are accumulated that prevent transformation of their stressful negative experience. The psychological aspects of the content and implementation of the integrated programs of psychological rehabilitation are examined. The different forms of work aimed at emotional well-being improving are analyzed. The features in the psychological rehabilitation of combatants with art-, mindfulness-oriented and cognitive-behavioural therapies are discussed. There is a great need for social and psychological adaptation, veterans, which constitute the essence of cognitive-semantic processing traumatic information and experience, solving personal problems of veterans.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Personality, combatant, behaviour, emotional state, disorders, rehabilitation.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 1 Philosophy. Psychology
Divisions: Institute of Psychology after N.Kostiuk > Romenets department of the history of psychology
Depositing User: к.п.н Ангеліна Дмитрівна Терещук
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2018 11:53
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2019 00:10


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