Using the method of «classification of values» as tool for studies of value thinking in schizophrenic patients

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Abstract

The study of the mechanisms of value-thinking of schizophrenic patients is a topical area of a research, the results of which can be implemented in rehabilitation and resocialization of various groups of patients. The article describes the methodological basis and the first results of the use of the “Classification of values” method. Comparative analysis of the content and dynamics of the value orientations of the two groups of subjects, the experimental group of 96 people who had a diagnosis of schizotypal disorder and the control group of 92 apparently healthy people, makes possible to find significant differences in value orientations and needs in health and disease, as well as describe the specific value orientations in persons with mental disorders of schizophrenic nature arising from the personal characteristics and life experiences of such patients and identify the peculiar features, relationships, informative content of categories of value in schizophrenic patients, and also show significant differences in age dynamics of value orientations in schizophrenic patients compared with apparently healthy people.

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Keywords: value, value thinking of schizophrenic patients, classification of values, social orientation, age dynamics of value orientations, rehabilitation

Journal rubric: Tools

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Leontyeva E.M., Korneev A.A. Using the method of «classification of values» as tool for studies of value thinking in schizophrenic patients. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2014. Vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 100–109. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Elena M. Leontyeva, Applicant Degree of Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Neuro - and Pathopsychology, Moscow State University. M. V. Lomonosov, PKB n 1 im.Alexeeva N.A., Moscow, Russia, e-mail: lyalya_ru@mail.ru

Alexey A. Korneev, PhD in Psychology, Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6389-8215, e-mail: korneeff@gmail.com

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