Evaluation of the Ukrainian-Language E-Course «Socio-Psychological Support of Adaptation of Veterans»

  • Maryna Dvornyk
Keywords: mental stress; disease prevention; social rehabilitation; mobile phone; computer applications

Abstract

Satisfying the requirements of CBT-based information as an alignment with traditional psychotherapy methods the Ukrainian-language e-course “Socio-Psychological Support of Adaptation of Veterans” integrated into the app “Pocket Psychologist” was spotted as an appropriate tool for a prior self-help in PTSD prevention. The e-course itself contains practical information to challenge the unhelpful beliefs about the negative outcomes of various situations and involves the user into the therapeutic processes such as attention training, acceptance and tolerance training, and mindfulness (Gorbunova, et al., 2016). The purpose was to evaluate its efficacy in decreasing early post-traumatic symptoms.

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Prentice, J. L., & Dobson, K. S. (2014). A review of the risks and benefits associated with mobile phone applications for psychological interventions. Canadian Psychology, 55(4), 282-290.

Gorbunova, V. V., Karachevskyi, A. B., Klymchuk, V. O., Netliukh, H.S., & Romanchuk, O.I. (2016). Sotsialno-psykholohichna pidtrymka adaptatsii veteraniv ATO: posibnyk dlia veduchykh hrup [Socio-psychological support for the adaptation of ATO veterans: a guide for leading groups]. Lviv : Institute of Psychic Health of Ukrainian Catholic University, 96. (ukr).

Published
2019-03-03
How to Cite
Dvornyk, M. (2019). Evaluation of the Ukrainian-Language E-Course «Socio-Psychological Support of Adaptation of Veterans». Mental Health: Global Challenges Journal, 1(1), 25-26. Retrieved from http://mhgcj.org/index.php/MHGCJ/article/view/12
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