A New Bulgarian View on Social Adaptation of the Military, Discharged from Military Service

15 September 2014, 13th International Academic Conference, Antibes

20 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2017

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Venelin Terziev

Vasil Levski National Military University; University of Ruse

Sevdalina Dimitrova

Vasil Levski National Military University

Date Written: September 15, 2014

Abstract

This article reviews the social adaptation of the military as a social process. There is an overview of adaptation concepts adopted in science and practice. There is an attempt to classify the types of adaptation based on the nature of the interaction, the type of adaptive environments, adaptive environment structural components and based on the 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.

Keywords: Social Work, Social Management, Social Adaption of the Military

JEL Classification: P49

Suggested Citation

Terziev, Venelin and Dimitrova, Sevdalina, A New Bulgarian View on Social Adaptation of the Military, Discharged from Military Service (September 15, 2014). 15 September 2014, 13th International Academic Conference, Antibes. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3014964

Venelin Terziev (Contact Author)

Vasil Levski National Military University ( email )

Veliko Tarnovo
Bulgaria
0035982820982 (Phone)

University of Ruse ( email )

8 Studentska Street
Ruse, 7017
Bulgaria

Sevdalina Dimitrova

Vasil Levski National Military University ( email )

Veliko Tarnovo
Bulgaria

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