Teenager as the subject of self-determination: the resources and risks



We present research data reflecting the problem of resources and risks of adolescent as a subject of self-determination. We show the main features of the personality of a modern teenager. We provide a detailed description of factors that determine the content and direction of socialization at this age. We reveal the determination of conflicts in adolescence. We examine the role of teenager and virtual environment interaction in the formation of self-presentation of a developing subject. We analyze the empirical results of studying features of value orientations and self-esteem of the modern teenagers. We describe the specific effect of self-esteem type and content of value orientations on choosing ways of self-determination at this stage of development of the subject. We reveal the basic vectors of social activity as a factor of self-determination in adolescence. We present a model of psychological support program of adolescent's personality development, which includes the following components: motivational, axiological, informative, instrumental, reflexive, projective.

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Keywords: subject self-determination, teenager, social activity, resources, risks, autopsyhological competence, values, choices

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psyedu.2014060109

For citation: Ichenko N.A. Teenager as the subject of self-determination: the resources and risks [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie psyedu.ru [Psychological Science and Education psyedu.ru], 2014. Vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 69–76. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2014060109. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

N. A. Ichenko, post-graduate student of the Department of postgraduate training, Humanities and social Sciences, North Caucasus scientific center of higher education, Southern Federal University, head Of the training center of practical psychology «SENTIO», Russia, e-mail: ichenko_n@mail.ru



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