Individual resources for the pupil′s addictive behavior prevention



The expanding knowledge about psychology of addictive adolescents allows to develop innovative strategies and to set new accents in prevention activity among students. Now it is reinforcing the trend of individual preventive work, which is differentiated for ages and stages of the educational process. Such work is most relevant to group of risk for involvement –namely, for students, changing living environment, - who are at the first semester of college. Here is an overview of science concepts of individual preventive engagement, primarily in alcoholism, based on recovery of the spiritual realm, psychological well-being, spiritual potential of any age. On the example of concepts about cognitive behavioral strategies and risks of failure it is shown their potential effectiveness for the monitoring of chemical dependence among adolescents.

General Information

Keywords: addictive behaviors; preventive strategies; mental health; individual risks; cognitive sphere; refuse; involvement

Journal rubric: Labour Psychology and Engineering Psychology

Article type: review article

For citation: Florova N.B. Individual resources for the pupil′s addictive behavior prevention [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2014. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 121–137. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Nina B. Florova, PhD in Biology, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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