Сoping with stress in migrant workers



Migration is an objective process in Russia as worldwide. It has always existed and played an important role in human history. The problem of migrant workers is acute in Russia, because it borders on 18 countries. The collapse of the USSR severely damaged the economy of many former socialist republics. Consequently, people who cannot find employment in their country are forced to migrate to Russia to earn money. Most migrant workers face social, economic and psychological problems. Often, lack of social skills adds more problems to their everyday life difficulties. These things cause stress reactions and slow down their adaptation process. On the other hand, one of the most difficult things for migrants is negative attitudes they encounter as newcomers. People around often associate migrants with illegal work, crime and terrorism. On a regular basis, media report about crimes committed by migrants.

Общая информация

Ключевые слова: migrants, labour workers, stress

Рубрика издания: Зарубежные исследования по юридической психологии

Тип материала: научная статья

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2015050410

Для цитаты: Гранская Ю.В., Лыженкова Е.В. Сoping with stress in migrant workers [Электронный ресурс] // Психология и право. 2015. Том 5. № 4. С. 106–126. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2015050410


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Информация об авторах

Гранская Юлиана Викторовна, кандидат психологических наук, доцент, доцент кафедры психологии здоровья и отклоняющегося поведения, факультет психологии, Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет (ФГБОУ ВО СПбГУ), Санкт-Петербург, Россия, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7657-0948, e-mail: julianafm@hotmail.ru

Лыженкова Елизавета Викторовна, выпускник, Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет, Санкт-Петербург, Россия



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