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Adaptation strategies into the context of personality predispositions


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.

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


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


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.

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Martinova, H., Donchev, T. Adaptation strategies into the context of personality predispositions. Ann Gen Psychiatry 7 (Suppl 1), S104 (2008).

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