The influence of subjective features of the self-image on the ability to self-regulation in law students



The article is devoted to the study of the nature of the influence of subjective self-perception on the features of self-regulation in law students. The specifics of professional lawyer job is associated with increased emotional tension, which is due to the operating conditions (law restrictions, limited time for analysis and preparation of a case, communicating with people different in character). The article is based on a study aimed at identifying the connections between the components of self-image and style features of self-regulation. The study material includes personal features of law students, as this problem is most important at the stage of professional education, and having predicted the style of response, we can identify problems at an early stage of training, and correct them to organize future career at a higher level. The study revealed patterns that reflect the relationship of the self-attitude and regulatory features in law students.

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Keywords: legal activity, self-regulation, self-image, protective mechanisms.

Journal rubric: Legal Psychology of Childhood

For citation: Konopleva I.N., Pronicheva M.M. The influence of subjective features of the self-image on the ability to self-regulation in law students [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2013. Vol. 3, no. 3 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Inga N. Konopleva, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Maria M. Pronicheva, PhD in Psychology, Senior Researcher Associate of Laboratory of Psychohygiene and Psychoprophylaxis, V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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