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Innovative means of psychological help to the individual in the conditions of hybrid war

Work number - M 13 AWARDED

Presented Insitute for Social and Political Psychology, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine

1. Dvornyk Maryna S.
2. Myronchak Kateryna V.

The presented work solves the problem of urgent, safe, and effective help and recovery of Ukrainian citizens, dealing with the psychological consequences of prolonged traumatization in unstable conditions of hybrid war.

Due to mixed methodology and mostly qualitative methods (in particular, in-depth interviews), more than 200 respondents were involved – ATO / JFO veterans, active-duty servicemen, and other citizens of Ukraine who are experiencing the consequences of the hybrid war events. The empirical base was public organizations, military educational institutions, volunteer projects, and Internet platforms.

The work covered a number of scientific products, unique among Ukrainian analogs. As a basis for providing psychological help, the practices to process the fear of death are proposed, and the means of their optimization are tested. The means of socio-psychological rehabilitation are substantiated: the technology of mobile applications usage by the traumatized personality, and the technology of self-efficacy restoring of the individual, experiencing loss. The relevance of accompanying means as a specially organized activity is presented: electronic means to increase the psychological well-being of the individual, and means of socio-psychological support of the individual, experiencing loss in conditions of social instability.

The results of the work were presented and discussed at numerous events at the international and national level, in media. The scientific developments of the work are applied in educational and scientific practice, in particular used in teaching a number of training courses for psychology students, in psychoeducational and counseling work with various categories of citizens, experiencing traumatic events. The works of the authors are widely represented online and have thousands of views and downloads.

Number of publications: 35, incl. 2 individual monographs, 1 section in a collective monograph, 2 sections in a practical manual, 2 sections in methodical recommendations, reference book, 15 articles (including 1 – WOS Core Collection), particularly 3 articles in English. The total number of references to the authors' publications / h-index of the work, according to the Google Scholar database, is 41 / 4.