Structure of Person's Psychological Resources in Emergency Situations

15 Pages Posted: 16 May 2018

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Naira Hakobyan

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

Anna Khachatryan

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

Date Written: April 4, 2018

Abstract

A person lives and works in society. Out of the social environment, it is impossible to imagine any aspect of a person’s life. In many cases, the characteristics of the social environment depend on the means and interaction of the person’s psychological resources. A person uses different resources at different stages of life. A good share of these resources in the majority of cases are not appreciated and perceived as ordinary means of life. In some cases these resources cannot be reached because of conflict with negative psychological phenomena, whether it is a traumatic or negative past experience or an irrational thinking. This is why the appropriate trainings for reducing the impact of these negative phenomena and providing stress-resistance are of much importance. On the other hand, the knowledge and skills gained during the trainings can be useful and applicable in process of overcoming possible conflicts and coping with potential emergencies. Due to psychological resources, helping to adapt to stress, it is easier to get out of the stressful situation.

Keywords: Psychological resources, social environment, cognitive coping resources, emotional coping resources, behavioral coping resources, socio-psychological stability

Suggested Citation

Hakobyan, Naira and Khachatryan, Anna, Structure of Person's Psychological Resources in Emergency Situations (April 4, 2018). Proceedings of the 9th International RAIS Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3179044 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3179044

Naira Hakobyan (Contact Author)

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia ( email )

Armenia

Anna Khachatryan

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia ( email )

Armenia

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