University of agribusiness and rural development, Regional development of Central and Eastern European countries

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Social adaptation as a social process in the adaptation of military personnel
Venelin Terziev, Sevdalina Dimitrova

Last modified: 2015-10-12


The paper considers the social adaptation of the military as a social process. The adaptation concepts adopted in science and practice is reviewed. An attempt is made to classify the types of adaptation based on the nature of the interaction, the type of adaptive environments, adaptive environment structural components and on the basis of psychological content. Social adaptation process is presented in the following major stages: preparatory stage, stage of psychological tension before discharge; stage of acute mental reactions to entry into "civilian life"; stage of acute mental reactions to exit out of „military life” and stage of re-adaptation.


social work, social management, social adaptation of military

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