Hutoryanskaya Tatiana Valentinovna
Кандидат педагогических наук, Cand. Sci. (Pedag.), Assoc. Prof. of the Department of pedagogical psychology and psychodiagnostics, Saratov State University, dialogus1@yandex.ru, Saratov

Strategies of Coping Behavior Depending on the Peculiarities of Creativity in Students of Different Specialties

Introduction. The work is devoted to the study of coping behavior strategies depending on the characteristics of creativity in students of different specialties. Purpose of the article. The aim of the study is to identify coping behavior strategies depending on the characteristics of creativity among students of humanitarian and technical specialties. Research methodology and methods. The results of an empirical study carried out on a sample of students of the Saratov National Research State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky city of Saratov (group 1 – n=50, 18–23 years old, students of humanitarian specialties; group 2 – n=50, 18–23 years old, students of technical specialties) using diagnostic tools: a test for coping behavior of R. Lazarus ( Kryukova, 2007); methodology «Coping behavior in stressful situations» (S. Norman, D. F. Endler, D. A. James, M. I. Parker; adapted version by T. A. Kryukova); COPE stress coping questionnaire (K. Carver, M. Scheyer, J. Weintraub; adaptation by T. O. Gordeeva, E. N. Osin, E. A.Rasskazova, O. A. Sychev, V. Yu. Shevyakhova); Mednik’s verbal creativity test (RAT), adult version, adaptation by A. N. Voronin; test of verbal creativity by J. Guildford; method for diagnosing non–verbal creativity (adaptation of the Guildford and Torrance test, subtest «Completion of figures» by A. N. Voronin). Research results. It was found that there are significant differences between creativity and coping strategies among students of humanitarian and technical specialties, and there is also a significant connection between creativity and coping behavior. Conclusion. The practical significance of the study lies in the possibility of using its results by educational psychologists in the course of practical work with students in the search for new ways of adapting to changing reality and using creativity as a resource that allows constructively coping with stress.
strategies; coping behavior; addiction; features of creativity; humanitarian students; students of technical specialties

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