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Adaptation strategies into the context of personality predispositions

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Annals of General Psychiatry20087 (Suppl 1) :S104

https://doi.org/10.1186/1744-859X-7-S1-S104

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Coping Strategy
  • Basic Factor
  • Adaptation Strategy
  • Social Competency

Background

Personality needs of confidence determine choice of behavioral strategies. Confidence needs is an origin of activities that regulate coping strategies. The aim of this study is to identify factor “needs of confidence and its direction and degree. Our investigation describes level of confidence needs, preferred coping strategies and their interrelations.

Materials and methods

One hundred 18 years old students were included in the research. Questionnaire for coping strategies (COPE) and confidence needs scale was used.

Results

We establish significant statistical dependences between needs of confidence and coping strategies choice.

Conclusions

Without absolutism confidence needs is a basic factor of adaptation abilities that define choice of coping strategies. On the other hand we can't ignore character predispositions and social competency of personality.

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
INC Research, Sofia, Bulgaria
(2)
Department of Psychiatry, Military Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Copyright

© Martinova and Donchev; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2008

This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd.

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