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Акименко А. К. The Relationship between Coping Strategies and Social and Psychological Personal Characteristics. Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series. Series: Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2016, vol. , iss. 2, pp. 55-?. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18500/2304-9790-2016-5-2-151-156


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The Relationship between Coping Strategies and Social and Psychological Personal Characteristics

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The results of the empirical research of coping strategies carried out on a selection of modern young people (n = 220; 19–30 years old) are presented. Appliance of questionnaires such as «Adaptive strategies of behaviours» by N. N. Melnikova, «Detector of coping strategies» by D. Amirkhan, «Scales of coping strategies» R. Lazarus, «Motivation to succeed» and «Failure avoidance motivation» by T. Ehlers, multiplefactor personality questionnaire by R. Cattell, J. Taylor’s manifest anxiety scale, methods of «Personal differential», testing questionnaire on the Level of Subjective Control (LSC) allowed to unravel the relationship between coping strategies and such personal characteristics as the level of subjective control (internal/external), anxiety, self-esteem, level of aspiration and personal activity, motivation to achieve the goal or avoid the failure, confidence and others. Gathered data allows to determine the possible determiners of behavior patterns of the young people and can be used on practice in counseling therapy.

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