Martsinkovskaya T.D., Yurchenko N.I. Coping strategies in transitive society

Full text in Russian: Марцинковская Т.Д., Юрченко Н.И. Проблема совладания в транзитивном обществе

Psychological Institute, Moscow, Russia
Moscow State Regional University, Moscow, Russia
Federal Institute of Education Development, Moscow, Russia

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The concept of transitivity is analyzed, the phenomenology of psychological transitivity, her social- psychological and personal components reveals. It is proved that transitivity is the hard life situation including both strategies – coping and mechanisms of psychological defense. The comparative analysis of the factors determining coping strategies in the stable and transitive world is given.  It is shown that for many young people situation of transitivity is regarded as the complicated life situation, which reduces socialization potential in multicultural uncertain and changing world.

Keywords: transitivity, psychological chronotope, mechanisms of protection, coping strategies


The study was supported by Russian Foundation for Science, project 14-18-00598.


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Received 24 August 2016. Date of publication: 30 October 2016.

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Martsinkovskaya Tatyana D. Ph.D., Professor, Psychological Institute, ul. Mokhovaya, 9–4, 125009 Moscow, Russia; Department of Psychology of the Personality, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State Regional University, ul. Radio, 10A, 105005 Moscow, Russia, Federal Institute Development of Education, 125319, ul. Chernyakhovskogo, 9-1, Moscow, Russia.
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Yurchenko Nalalya I. Junior Research Associate, Psychological Institute,  ul. Mokhovaya, 9–4, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Martsinkovskaya T.D., Yurchenko N.I. Copping strategies in transitive society. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2016, Vol. 9, No. 49, p. 9. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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