Russian Psychological Issues PsyJournals.ru
OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS
JournalsTopicsAuthorsEditor's Choice About PsyJournals.ruContact Us

  Previous issue (2018. Vol. 11, no. 2)

Web of Science EBSCO Academic Search International database Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory DOAJ ERIH PLUS Higher Attestation Commission Russian Science Citation Index VINITI Database RAS
CrossRef

Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

Started in 2008

Published quarterly

Free of fees
Open Access Journal

 

Health representations of children and adolescents

Bovina I.B., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Clinical and Legal Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, innabovina@yandex.ru
Dvoryanchikov N.V., Ph.D. in Psychology, associate professor, dean, faculty of legal psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, dvorian@gmail.com
Dany L., Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Director of the Department of Social and Work Psychology, University of Aix–Marseille, Laboratory of Social Psychology, Aix-en-Provence, France, lionel.dany@univ-amu.fr
Aim M-A, PhD student, Aix-en-Provence, France, marie-anastasie.aim@univ-amu.fr
Milekhin A.V., Pro-rector for extra-curricular activities, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, milehinav@mgppu.ru
Gayamova S.Yu., Ph.D. in Psychology, associate Professor, Department of Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, sgayamova@yandex.ru
Yakushenko A.V., postgraduate student, Department of Clinical and Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, yakushenko-anna@yandex.ru
Abstract
The key question in this article is how children and adolescents understand health. This period attracts a particular interest because the social practice towards health and illness as well as attitudes towards risk and risk behaviour are formed at that time. The productivity of the theory of social representations applied to the field of health and illness is discussed. The exploratory study in groups of children and adolescents on the representations of health and illness is presented here. A total of 633 subjects (333 children (aged 8 years old) and 300 adolescents (aged 13 years old) participated in a study. The study is based on the structural approach of the theory of social representations. The opposition «health»—«illness» is important in case of representations of health in children; its importance is decreasing with age. The key elements of the representation of health in adolescents are the actions to maintain health. The representation in case of children is less shared than in case of adolescents.

Keywords: health, illness, children and adolescents, theory of social representations, structural approach, polymorthism of health and illness

Column: Health psychology

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2018110104

For Reference

References
  1. Abric J.-C. Pratiques sociales et représentations. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1994. 450 p.
  2. Aim M.-A., Dany L., Goussé V. Le développement des représentations sociales chez les enfants et les adolescents. 10ème Colloque international de psychologie sociale en langue française, Paris, le 28 août, 2014, p. 25.
  3. Apostolidis T., Dany L. Pensée sociale et risques dans le domaine de la santé: le regard des représentations sociales. Psychologie Française, 2012, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 67—81.
  4. Bovina I.B. Sotsial’naya psikhologiya zdorov’ya i bolezni [Social psychology of health and illness]. Moscow: Aspect press, 2007. 256 p. (In Russ.).
  5. Bovina I.B., Dvoryanchikov N.V., Gayamova S.Y., Dany L., Aim M.
  6. Health and illness in the Russian context: Some socio-psychological comments. RUDN Journal of Psychology and Pedagogics, 2017, no. 1, pp. 7—16.
  7. Christakis N., Davou B. Représentations sociales de la santé et de la maladie chez des enfants de dix ans: quelques données et réflexions. Bulletin de psychologie, 1997, vol. 429, pp. 277—282.
  8. de Rosa A.M. Sur l’usage des associations libres dans l’étude des représentations sociales de la maladie mentale. Connexions, 1988, vol. 51, pp. 27—50.
  9. Doise W. Levels of explanation in social psychology. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1986. 177 p.
  10. Doise W., Spini D., Clémence A. Human rights studies as social representations in a cross-cultural context. European Journal of Social Psychology, 1999, vol. 29, pp. 1—29.
  11. Duveen G. The development of social representations of gender. Papers on Social Representations, 1993, vol. 2, pp. 11.1—11.7.
  12. Duveen G., Lloyd B. Introduction. In: G.Duveen, B.Lloyd (eds.). Social representations and development of knowledge. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. 1—10.
  13. Eicher V., Emery V., Maridor M., Gilles I., Bangerter A. Social representations in psychology: A bibliometrical analysis. Papers on Social Representations, 2011, vol. 20, pp.11.1—11.19.
  14. Emelyanova T.P. Sotsialnye predstavleniya: istoriya, teoriya i empiricheskie issledovaniya [Social representations: history, theory and empirical studies]. Moscow, Institut Psykhologii RAS, 2016. 476 p.
  15. Empirical approaches to social representations. G.Breakwell, D.Canter (eds.). Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1993. 350 p.
  16. Flament С. Rouquette M.-L. Anatomie des idées ordinaires. P, Armand Colin, 2003. 256 p.
  17. Galli I., Fasanelli R. Health and illness: a contribution to the research in the field of social representations. Papers on social representations, 1995, vol. 4, pp. 1—13.
  18. Hadley C., Stockdale J.E. Children’s representations of the world of drugs. Journal of community and applied social psychology, 1996, vol. 6, pp. 233—248.
  19. Herzlich C. Health and illness: a social psychological analysis. London, Academic press, 1973. 159 p.
  20. Jodelet D. Madness and social representations: Living with the mad in one French community. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1991. 316 p.
  21. Kazanskaya K.O., Meshcheryakov B.G. Kontseptualnye iemeneniya v predstavleniyakh o zdorov’e I bolezni u mladshchikh shkolnikov [Conceptual changes in perceptions of health and illness in primary school-age children]. Kul’turno—istoricheskaya psikhologiya [ Cultural-historical psychology], 2012, no. 3, pp. 19—29. (In Russ.).
  22. Kolesov V.V. Drevnyaya Rus’: nasledie v slove. Mir cheloveka [Ancient Rus: a legacy in the word]. Saint- Petersburg, Filologicheskiy fakul’tet Sankt-Peterburgskogo universiteta. 2000. 326 p.
  23. Les représentations sociales: Théories, méthodes et applications. G. Lo Monaco, S. Delouvée, P. Rateau (eds.). Bruxelles, De Boeck, 2016. 656 p.
  24. Markova I. Dialogicality and social representations. The dynamics of mind. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003. 224 p.
  25. Moliner P., Guimelli C. Les représentations sociales. Grenoble, Presses Universitaire de Grenoble, 2015. 139 p.
  26. Moliner P., Lo Monaco G. Méthodes d’association verbale pour les sciences humaines et sociales. Grenoble, Presses Universitaire de Grenoble, 2017. 190 p.
  27. Moliner P., Rateau P., Cohen-Scali V. Les representations sociales. Pratique des études de terrain. Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2002. 230 p.
  28. Moscovici S. Foreword. In: C. Herzlich. Health and illness. A social psychological analysis. London, Academic Press, 1973.
  29. Moscovici S. La Psychanalyse son image et son public. Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1961. 652 p.
  30. Moscovici S., Duveen G. Social representations: explorations in social psychology. New York, New York University Press, 2001. 313 p.
  31. Nikolayeva V.V. Lichnost’ v usloviyakh khronicheskogo somaticheskogo zabolevaniya [Personality in the conditions of chronic somatic disease]. In: Ye.T.Sokolova, V.V.Nikolayeva. Osobennosti lichnosti pri pogranichnykh rasstroystvakh i somaticheskikh zabolevaniyakh. [Features of personality in borderline disorders and somatic diseases]. M, SvR-Argus, 1995, pp. 205—267.
  32. Representations of the social. K.Deaux, G.Philogène (eds.). Oxford, Blackwell Publishers, 2001. 362 p.
  33. Salovey P., Rothman A., Rodin J. Health behaviour. In: D. Gilbert, S. Fiske, G. Lindzey (eds.). The handbook of social psychology: vol.2, Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998, pp. 633—683.
  34. The Cambridge Handbook of Social Representations. G. Sammut, E. Andreouli, G.Gaskell, J.Valsiner (eds.). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015. 498 p.
  35. Vergès P. L’Evocation de l’argent: une méthode pour la définition du noyau central d’une représentation. Bulletin de psychologie, 1992, no. 405, pp. 203—209.
  36. Zajonc R.B. Styles of explanations in social psychology. European journal of social psychology, 1989, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 345—368.
comments powered by Disqus
 
About PsyJournals.ruLaureate of the XIV National psychological contest «Golden Psyche» at the results of 2012

© 1997–2018 Portal of Russian Psychological Publications. All rights reserved

PsyJournals.ru in Russian

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

Catalogue of academic journals in psychology & education MSUPE NEW!

RSS Psyjournals at facebook Psyjournals at Twitter Psyjournals at Youtube Яндекс.Метрика