Relationship between the level of viability and coping strategies of teenagers

[Speaker] Madaliyeva, Zabira:1
[Co-author] Puzikova, Svetlana:1, Kudaibergenova, Aliya:1
1:Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan)

Goal of the research - to determine the preferences of productive and non-productive coping-strategies with different levels of teenagers' viability. Research hypothesis: teenagers with a high level of viability would use high effective coping strategies in stressful situations and teenagers with low viability level would use less effective strategies.
Methods: S. Maddi's test of resilience, questionnaire "Strategy of coping behavior by L.I. Wasserman".
Research selection was made of 60 people aged from 14 to 15 years. Positive correlation of coping-strategy indicator existing. Planning of problem solving with overall indicator of viability, involvement and control. Coping-strategies as "distancing" and "avoidance" have negative correlation with the general indicator of resilience, involvement, control and acceptance of risk.
Conclusion: obtained results confirmed the hypothesis of a positive connection with the preference of coping "planning of problem solving" and negative connection with the use of "distancing" and "avoidance" coping strategies.
Key words: viability, coping-strategies, correlation
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