Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)



В статье обсуждаются теоретические аспекты проблемы адап-
тационной  готовности  личности.  Предложено  оригинальное 
определение  адаптационной  готовности  как  состояния,  со-
провождающегося  психическим  напряжением,  позволяющим 
личности сохранить настрой на приспособление к значимой, с 
точки зрения реализации потребностей, ситуации, основанной 
на представлении о желаемом (успешном) её исходе, а также 
допустимых средствах и действиях, и раскрыта ее структура. 


Статья  посвящена  теоретическому  анализу  основных  социаль-
но-психологических  факторов  вовлечения  в  наркопотребление 
молодежи Нигерии. Обосновываются актуальность и значимость 
исследования  социально-психологических  оснований  при-
общения к употреблению наркотиков молодежи. Анализируются 
основные  теории  вовлечения  личности  в  употребление  запре-
щенных психоактивных веществ, рассматривается современное 
состояние данной проблемы. Отмечаются свойственные только 

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To a Problem of Spirituality in Organization

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Socio-cultural Codes and Psychological Boundaries of Neighbourship

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Recognition of Facial Expressions and Individual Personal Characteristics of the Observers

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