Coping Strategies in People with Disability and Differences in Level of Role Victimization

1971

Abstract

The article analyzes the coping strategies of people with disabilities (HIA). The investigation was based on a survey of 34 individuals with disabilities of the musculoskeletal system undergoing a rehabilitation course in "Specialized spinal sanatorium named academician N.N. Burdenko" of the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea and in rehabilitation center "Overcoming" (Moscow). Also students of the Faculty of distance education at MSUPE (Moscow State University of Psychology and Education) with disabilities were surveyed because of violations of the musculoskeletal system. Significant differences in the coping strategies in people with perinatal, congenital and acquired adult disorders of the musculoskeletal system were found. In individuals with disorders of the musculoskeletal system, different level of victimization varied across the five strategies: search of social support, cautious action, impulsive actions, avoidance and antisocial actions.

General Information

Keywords: coping, role victimization, disability, coping strategies, persons with disabilities, disorders of the musculoskeletal system

Journal rubric: Empirical Research

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpse.2016050407

For citation: Kovaleva E. Coping Strategies in People with Disability and Differences in Level of Role Victimization [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 93–102. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2016050407. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Elena Kovaleva, Student, Department of Psychology and Pedagogy of Distance Learning, Faculty of Distance Learning, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: kovalevael@fdomgppu.ru

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