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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Modern problems of orphans 2351

Larin A.N., Post-graduate Student, Chair of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Department of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
Konopleva I.N., PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
The article analyses the foreign publications, concerning the main problems of children left without parental care. It provides international statistics on the number of orphans in the world. The article analyses the situation of orphans in Africa, whose parents died from AIDS, and specifies difficulties in life maintenance of such children. The article characterizes orphans living in institutional settings, and the impact of institutional education on the psychological wellbeing of these children. It also identifies some features of orphans living in hard circumstances.

Keywords: children, poverty, psychological problems, orphans, HIV/AIDS infection

Column: Developmental psychology


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