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GENERALIZED EXPECTATION OF OPTIMISM AS A REGULATORY PERSONALITY STRUCTURE IN THE PROCESS OF RE-ADAPTATION TO OUT-HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

I. Alexandrov

Abstract


This communication examines issues related to the functioning of a person after a trauma (or disease) and long hospital stay (20-30 days). The present study is an attempt to examine the impact of generalized expectation of optimism on personal factors hindering the process of readaptation. The mediator model was used to demonstrate the mutual influence between variables. Validation of the mediator effects of some personality traits of generalized expectations on the optimal functioning showed the importance of this component in the system of regulation and the personal process of re-adaptation.



The methods used are validated. The study was conducted during the period from 2007 till 2010. Two-hundred-and-twenty subjects were examined, of whom 138 men and 82 women. The results demon- strated that generalized expectation of optimism mediated waiting three very important elements of the operation as- sociated with the process of rehabilitation of the sick - self-esteem, life goals and personal control.



Keywords

personal planning, re-adaptation, optimism, generalized expectations, mediator model


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