A comparative analysis of subjective picture of life path of convicts who are registered in criminal – executive inspection



One of the most effective ways of psycho-prophylactic work with offenders is to work with the subjective picture of the life history of individual development, which unfolds in real space and time. Subject of research – regularities of manifestation of the subjective picture of life path at the persons consisting on the account in UII, and their influence on the further development and formation of personality. The basis for the studies provided PKU "Criminal – Executive inspection" of the FPS of Russia in Moscow. The sample consisted of 50 men aged 20 to 62 years, consisting on the account in UII. Of these, 25 persons are registered under article 228 of the criminal code, and 25 – under article 159 of the criminal code. Each convict, during the conversation, assess your psychological age, the intensity of each of the five years of his life, painted "Circles's Cottle's", were isolated 7 – 8 the most significant events of the past, as well as determined plans for the future. The study revealed similarities and differences in subjective picture of life path in each study group. Based on the results of the study were proposed measures for psycho-prophylactic work with these categories of persons.

General Information

Keywords: subjective picture of life path, autobiographical memory, convicted, memories.

Journal rubric: Penitentiary Psychology and Penal Practice

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2016060417

For citation: Debolsky M.G., Levin L.M., Bokova N. A comparative analysis of subjective picture of life path of convicts who are registered in criminal – executive inspection [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2016. Vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 186–195. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2016060417. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Michael G. Debolsky, PhD in Psychology, professor, Professor, Department of legal psychology and law, faculty of legal psychology, MSUPE, leading researcher, PKU research Institute of the Federal penitentiary service, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2601-0077, e-mail: mdebolsky@mail.ru

Leonid M. Levin, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0009-0001-2731-4822, e-mail: levin_leonid@mail.ru

Natalya Bokova, psychologist, Department of Psychological Support PKU "Penitentiary Inspectorate" FPS Russia in Moscow, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: koroleva.natalia.2010@gmail.com



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