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Kuftyak E.V. Factors of development of coping behavior in children and adolescents

Full text in Russian: Куфтяк Е.В. Факторы становления совладающего поведения в детском и подростковом возрасте
Nekrasov Kostroma State University, Kostroma, Russia

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The particular characteristics of psychological defense and strategies of coping behavior in both children of preschool and primary school age and in adolescents are described. Defensive behavior provoking situations are considered. The results of empirical study of coping behavior are analyzed with consideration for age, situation, mental development deficit and family context. Based on the analysis results a model of development of coping behavior in children and adolescents including the following determinants: affection quality (grade), interpersonal relations system, family context, children-parents relationship, and parents' coping behavior model is elaborated.

Keywords: coping, adaptive behavior, coping behavior, psychological defense, development


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities, projects 11-06-00812а.

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Received 11 January 2012. Date of publication: 30 April 2012.

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Kuftyak Elena V. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Special Psychology, Nekrasov Kostroma State University, ul. 1 Maya, 14, 156001 Kostroma, Russia.
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Kuftyak E.V. Factors of development of coping behavior in children and adolescents. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2012, No. 2(22), p. 3. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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