Main Features of Mental Disorders in Individuals Participating in Armed Conflict in the East of Ukraine

  • Lesya Mykhaylivna Sas "I.Ya. Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University"
  • Svitlana Oleksandrivna Yastremska "I.Ya. Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University"
Keywords: armed conflict, post-traumatic stress disorder, mental disorders, psychological intervention, readaptation

Abstract

This article examined certain aspects of armed conflicts influence on the human mentality by producing examination and treatment findings concerning post-traumatic stress disorders as a result of continuous stay in the combat zone in the Eastern Ukraine. The specifics of altering social values with the veterans as well as the importance of psychological intervention in respect of such patients for the purpose of their successful social re-adaptation, are emphasized.

Published
2016-02-17
How to Cite
Sas, L., & Yastremska, S. (2016). Main Features of Mental Disorders in Individuals Participating in Armed Conflict in the East of Ukraine. Social, Health, and Communication Studies Journal, 2(1), 38-51. Retrieved from https://journals.macewan.ca/shcsjournal/article/view/282