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Features of Parent Positions in a Family with a Mentally Retarded Child 3525
Galasyuk I.N., PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Neuro-and Pathopsycholog, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, email@example.com
This article covers the specific nature of the parental position in a family, bringing up a mentally disabled child since it is necessary to psychologically guide this kind of families in all aspects. The notion «parental position» is regarded in the context of such notions as «parental attitude» and «parental mindset». The author has revealed types of parental position towards special kids as well as the empirical analysis results of the accepted parental position regarding mentally disabled children.
Keywords: family, bringing up a mentally disabled child, parental position; parental mindset; parental attitude; reflected subjectness, reflected disease
Column: Applied research