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Stress Resistance of Persons of Hazardous Occupations in Conditions of Local Armed Conflict

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Parkhomchuk D.S., Vostrikov A.A.

Lugansk Republican Centre for Emergency Medical Aid and Disaster Medicine, Lugansk, Ukraine

UDC 616.89: «362»

Pp. 51–55

Abstract. The purpose of the study is to study professionally significant psychological features of persons of hazardous occupations (OP) in the conditions of an incomplete local armed conflict (LVK), to identify maladaptation states and to develop recommendations for improving the work of the medical and psychological service.

Materials and methods of research. The study was conducted by specialists of the laboratory of Psychophysiological Support (PFO) on the basis of the Luhansk Republican Center for Emergency Medical Care and Disaster Medicine.

The object of the study – 590 respondents representatives of OP (470 – men, 120 – women) aged 20 to 60 years. All respondents have been working under the conditions of incomplete LVK since 2014 to the present.

To study neuropsychiatric stability and anxiety, the “Level of Neuropsychiatric Stability” method and the Spielberger-Hanin method were used. To identify significant differences in the psychological characteristics of persons of hazardous occupations, the Student’s t-test was used.

The results of the study and their analysis. Professionally significant psychological features of persons of hazardous occupations working in the conditions of incomplete LVK are analyzed. A comparative analysis of the obtained data is carried out, taking into account the biological age and gender differences. The results of the study can be used in further study of the psychological indicators of respondents working in the conditions of LVK, and for the development of programs aimed at maintaining, correcting and forming the psychological health of the participants of LVK who are in high-risk conditions.

Key words: disadaptation state, local armed conflict, neuropsychiatric stability, persons of hazardous occupations, psychological correction, psychological features, rehabilitation, stress resistance

For citation: Parkhomchuk D.S., Vostrikov A.A. Stress resistance of Persons of Hazardous Occupations in Conditions of Local Armed Conflict. Meditsina Katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2021; 1: 51-55 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.33266/2070-1004-2021-1-51-55



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The material was received 20.10.20; the article after peer review procedure 04.02.21; the Editorial Board accepts the article for publication 10.02.21