A New View on Social Adaptation of the Military, Discharged from Military Service in Bulgaria
2nd Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum, EMF 2014, 23-26 October, Tbilisi, Georgia - Proceedings, Vol.2; ISBN 978-608-4642-30-5
27 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Date Written: October 23, 2014
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 Adaptation of Military
JEL Classification: J01; J08
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