Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology

Izvestiya of Saratov University.

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Blinova V. L. Theoretical Model of Personality’s Readiness for Self-development Formation. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2013, vol. 2, iss. 1, pp. 16-20. DOI: 10.18500/2304-9790-2013-2-1-16-20

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Theoretical Model of Personality’s Readiness for Self-development Formation

Blinova Violina L., Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Institute of Philology and Art

In this work the author discusses results of theoretical and empirical research on readiness for self-development, and on viability in connection with coping-strategies characteristics and protective behavior strategies. The author’s model of personality’s readiness for self-development is presented. The research was made on the student community sample collected from the students of Pedagogical Institute of Kazan Federal University (n = 188). Complex of methods was applied: «Readiness for self-development» test by V. L. Pavlov, «Coping with difficult life situations» questionnaire by D. A. Leontiev and E. I. Rasskazova, «Ego-protection» questionnaire by Plutchik, Kellerman, Conte, «WCQ questionnaire», «Dominant strategy of psychological protection» test by A. Mehrabian, methods of comparative and correlative analysis allowed pointing out structural organization of readiness to self-development: productive strategies of coping behavior, personal characteristics and resources. Applied aspect of the problem under study can by actualized in counseling practice of psychological services, and also in development of programs for overcoming self-development barriers in the students with low intensity of readiness for this process.


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