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Nikolaev E.

Issues of clinical and psychological assesment of personality adjustment-maladjustment while in illness

Keywords: adjustment, maladjustment, personality, health, illness, biopsychosocial approach, adaptive potential, model

The aim of the work is to establish structural features of personal adjustment-maladjustment while in illness based on clinical and psychological study of patients with somatic and mental disease. An integrative model of personal adjustment-maladjustment while in illness is proposed in order to assess the nature of psychological categories of personality, health, disease, the personality adaptive potential. This view on the issues of personal adjustment-maladjustment while in illness integrated in biopsychosocial approach in medicine can help improve the quality of healthcare.

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Nikolaev Evgeny Lvovich
doctor of medical sciences, professor, social and clinical psychology department head, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (pzdorovie@bk.ru)

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Nikolaev E. Issues of clinical and psychological assesment of personality adjustment-maladjustment while in illness [Electronic resource] // Acta medica Eurasica. – 2015. – №4. P. 17-23. – URL: http://acta-medica-eurasica.ru/en/single/2015/4/3/