A Practice-Oriented Approach to the Typology of School Maladjustment



The article provides a generalized overview of the directions and forms of adaptation disorders to schooling. This subject is currently highly relevant due to the modern integration of the interests of psychology, pedagogy, physiology and medicine, and has modern practical orientation of scientific psychology in this area. A significant problem is the unification of the methodological approach to the identification of types of school maladjustment. On the basis of the results of leading research presented in modern foreign literature, an attempt is made to classify areas and forms of school maladjustment. The types of violations by the leading maladaptive factor, by the forms and duration of their manifestation are identified. This typology may be useful to scholars and practitioners of various directions in the methodological plan for the analysis of school maladjustment.

General Information

Keywords: school adaptation, adaptation disorder, school maladjustment, maladjustment of younger schoolchildren, adjustment disorder, types of maladaptation, younger schoolchild, psychological health, mental health, maladaptive syndrome

Journal rubric: Theoretical Research

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpse.2019080302

Funding. This work was carried out within the framework of the Internal Grants Program of FSBEI HE PIMU of the Russian Ministry of Health.

For citation: Katunova V.V. A Practice-Oriented Approach to the Typology of School Maladjustment [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 19–39. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2019080302. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Valeriya V. Katunova, PhD in Biology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of General and Clinical Psychology, Privolzhsky Research Medical University (FSBEI HE PRMU) MOH Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7775-1545, e-mail: katunova@mail.ru



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