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Social-psychological consequences of Сhornobyl catastrophe.


Submitted by the Institute of Sociology of NAS of Ukraine

Authors: Soboleva N.I., Chepurko G.I., Prilipko V.A., Loganovsky K.M., Pavlenko T.O., Korzun V.N., Pryvalov Y.O., Amdjadeen L.M.

The system of indicators that enables tracking the method and standard of living of different social groups affected by the Chernobyl catastrophe is developed. This system covers such dimensions as socio-economic conditions; method and standard of living; social and psychological condition; socio-cultural orientation; survival models (methods of construction and everyday life); strategy for life; methods of rehabilitation; system of social and psychological assistance to the victims of emergencies and critical incidents.

The scientific basis of polisectoral monitoring of catastrophe consequences (political, economic, legal, psychological, economic, ethno-cultural) is formed. The basic principles of conceptual models to optimize social disaster risks through the use of social capital of communities in the affected areas are developed.

A systematic mechanism is proposed to overcome the consequences of Chornobyl catastrophe on the basis of target social assistance and budgetary subsidies. The strategy of multilateral partnerships to improve social activity in solving of socialproblems of the affected communities and areas is developed.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Emergencies of Ukraine and the UN Agencies the communication and information-psychological model of social adaptation and social reintegration of the affected population is realized on the basis of permanent rehabilitation centers.

There is no world analogue of monitoring of social and psychological effects of catastrophe of such scale.

Number of publications: 274, including 32 monographs, 6 textbooks (manuals), 221 articles (54 - in foreign editions). According to Scopus database the total number of links to the authors, presented in the paper is 959, h-index (based on the publication) = 9; according to Google Scholar database the total number of links – is 1634, h-index (based on publication) = 8. On mentioned subject there are 9 doctoral and 19 candidate theses.