Personal “Barriers” of Adaptation of the Chinese Students to Training in the Russian Higher Education Institution

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Abstract

The article analyses personal factors identifi ed by foreign authors as resources or ‘barriers’ of adaptation of Chinese students to study abroad. Results of comparative psychodiagnostics of properties of the identity of the Chinese students who train in the Russian and Chinese higher education institutions are given. Recommendations about the mobilisation of adaptive resources of Chinese students who are trained abroad are developed.

General Information

Keywords: Chinese students, personal resource, adaptation, properties of the personality, psychological health, Self-concept

Journal rubric: General Psychology, Personality Psychology, History of Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Wang S., Petanova E.I. Personal “Barriers” of Adaptation of the Chinese Students to Training in the Russian Higher Education Institution. Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Psychology, 2016. no. 3, pp. 75–85. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

S. Wang, postgraduate student, Saint Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: wangxiao@mail.ru

Elena I. Petanova, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: petanovaelena@rambler.ru