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 Volume 8, Issue 11 (November 2021), Pages: 58-63


 Original Research Paper

 Title: Manifestations of professional maladaptation and emotional burnout syndrome among internship doctors

 Author(s): Oleh F. Khmiliar 1, *, Volodymyr V. Krasnov 2, Liudmyla V. Piankivska 2, Olha V. Krasnytska 1, Vasyl A. Krotiuk 3


 1Department of Social Sciences, National Defense University of Ukraine named after Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Kyiv, Ukraine
 2Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Medical and Pharmaceutical Law, National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P.L. Shupyk, Kyiv, Ukraine
 3Department of Psychology and Pedagogy, Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

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The relevance of this work is in the fact that when identifying professional maladaptation and the systemic nature of the “emotional burnout” syndrome manifestations, actions must be developed for their prevention. Otherwise, there will be manifestations of young doctors' professional deformation, depersonalization phenomena, and a deterioration in the quality of life. All this can lead to the risk of outflow of young personnel from the profession. The reform of the medical personnel training system in Ukraine is underway: the time of internship training in a clinic is increasing, and the time for department training is decreasing. The first encounter of the internship doctor with practical activities leads to a number of stresses for them. Signs of professional maladaptation appear. This leads to the emergence of the “burnout” syndrome. All these factors may result in the outflow of young personnel from the profession. A study of the first-year interns' group (n=181) was conducted. A significant degree of emotional burnout symptoms development and a significant level of professional maladaptation manifestations were revealed. It is proposed to integrate mandatory courses for professional development of the personality with the formation of competencies for adaptation, prevention of emotional burnout, self-regulation of psycho-emotional states into the system of an internship doctors training. 

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 Keywords: Subjective comfort index, Emotion, Professional deterioration, Social interaction

 Article History: Received 22 June 2021, Received in revised form 26 August 2021, Accepted 29 August 2021


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 Conflict of interest: The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


 Khmiliar OF, Krasnov VV, and Piankivska LV et al. (2021). Manifestations of professional maladaptation and emotional burnout syndrome among internship doctors. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 8(11): 58-63

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