Helplessness as a professional lifeguard destruction of rescuer

Authors

  • Vitaliy N. Popov National University of Civil Protection of Ukraine; 61023, Ukraine, Kharkiv, ul. Chernyshevskogo, 94

Keywords:

destruction, learned helplessness, professional activity, extreme conditions

Abstract

The article presents the main theoretical approaches to the study of the concept of learned helplessness personality rescuer. The factors influencing its formation. Formulated the concept of learned helplessness in the context of personality psychology lifeguard activity in special conditions. Defined the concept of learned helplessness as a professional destruction personality lifeguard generalized theoretical approaches to the understanding of learned helplessness, and discloses the psychological characteristics of learned helplessness rescuer. Large influence on the personality lifeguard psycho-emotional stress, creates psychological discomfort, initiates professional lifeguard maladjustment. All this leads to the fact that some rescuers passivity, indifference and colleagues affected by the emergency, lack of initiative and apathy generating occurrence of learned helplessness. Interest in the phenomenon of learned helplessness, as a professional lifeguard degradation is a specific response to the uncontrolled growth of events and difficult situations faced by a lifeguard. Study enriches the idea of learned helplessness as a professional lifeguard destruction of personality. Learned helplessness - a professional destruction of personality, formed in the course of professional activities as a result of repetitive traumatic events, difficult situations that lifeguard perceived as uncontrollable and unable to solve.

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Published

2016-06-03

How to Cite

Popov В. (2016) “Helplessness as a professional lifeguard destruction of rescuer”, Vestnik of the Institute for Command Engineers of the MES of the Republic of Belarus, 24(2), pp. 125–129. Available at: https://journals.ucp.by/index.php/vice/article/view/562 (Accessed: 21 October 2021).