Study of Subjective Life Quality in Young People with Disabilities

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Abstract

We present a study of subjective life quality in young people with disabilities compared with their healthy peers. The study sample comprised 62 women aged 14 to 18 years. The experimental study group consisted of 30 students of grades VIII-XI of Secondary School of home-based learning № 1673 "Support". The control group included 32 student of grades VIII-XI of School № 1222 with in-depth study of the German language. The methods used were: Medical Outcomes Study 36 Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36), M. Kuhn test "Who am I" (M. Kuhn, T. McPartland; modification by T.V. Rumjantseva), Method and diagnosis of health, activity and mood, projective technique "Picture of the actual self" and "Picture of the desired self" with questions. We formulated conclusions about the features of the subjective assessment of the quality of life in young people with disabilities compared with their healthy peers.

General Information

Keywords: subjective quality of life, disabilities

Journal rubric: Clinical and Special Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psyedu.2014060222

For citation: Kurtanova Yu.E., Bondar O.V. Study of Subjective Life Quality in Young People with Disabilities [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie psyedu.ru [Psychological Science and Education psyedu.ru], 2014. Vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 257–270. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2014060222. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Yulia E. Kurtanova, PhD in Psychology, Head of the Department of Special Psychology and Rehabilitation, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8283-4874, e-mail: ulia.kurtanova@yandex.ru

O. V. Bondar, Junior Research Associate, Laboratory of Education, Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: vertmyst@mail.ru

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