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INVESTIGATION OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPAREDNESS OF INVALIDES TO LABOR ACTIVITY

Journal:  PERSONALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD: HEALTH, ADAPTATION, DEVELOPMENT (Vol.5, No. 3)

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Page : 391-399

Keywords : psychological readiness for employment activity; interviews; problems of disabled people employment.;

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Abstract

The article presents data of research of psychological readiness of persons with disabilities to work. The research method – interview «Problems with future employment» for persons with disabilities and individuals with disabilities aged 17 to 30 years. Numerous studies show that the situation of persons with disabilities as a social group substantially different from the status of citizens from other social groups in the society. Persons with disabilities suffer from a decent work deficit is much stronger than other people. One of the important psychological threats in the life of a person with a disabling disease is the collapse of life prospects built before the disease or trauma. Disability puts before patients complex problems, which often have a psychological basis. Long and serious illness, frequent stay in medical institutions, loss of social status and other factors make adjustments to the habitual behavior and lifestyle of a person. Becoming a disabled person, the person forms a new system of relations to himself, to his opportunities, to the social environment, to the new life situation in which the person turned out, to a new socio-psychological status. In this case, the issue of adaptation to the new conditions of life becomes urgent. A prerequisite for a detailed study of the problem of psychological readiness for the work of disabled people is to bridge the gap between the theoretical development of this problem and the lack of applied research, where people with disabilities and people with disabilities would act as test subjects. The study showed how people with disabilities and people with disabilities ready to work. By readiness we understand not only the awareness of physical limitations, legal aspects of employment and working conditions. Important is the psychological component of readiness, which in this work is fundamental. The paper presents the results of the study, identified the main problems and specifics of psychological readiness of persons with disabilities to work.

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