Yana S. Suntsova
Udmurt State University
Resilience of men with different types of emotional attachment
Suntsova Ya.S. Resilience of men with different types of emotional attachment. Vestnik of Kostroma State University. Series: Pedagogy. Psychology. Sociokinetics, 2024, vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 106-112. https://doi.org/10.34216/2073-1426-2024-30-1-106-112
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/2073-1426-2024-30-1-106-112
УДК: 159.923
Publish date: 2024-03-06
Annotation: The results of a study of the resilience of men in the aspect of their emotional attachment are presented. The relevance of the study is due to the fact that the problem of emotional attachment is becoming more and more relevant in psychological research in connection with the recognition of this phenomenon as an immanent source of effective human functioning, its resilience, and the ability to successfully overcome adverse environmental conditions. Modern society, with its information saturation, instability, and acceleration of the rhythm of life, requires resilience from a person to help cope with difficult life situations. In this regard, it becomes important to identify, study, and comprehend those personal characteristics that are responsible for successful adaptation and coping with life difficulties. It is especially important to study this issue in men of the period of middle adulthood – the time not only of the heyday of personal and professional achievements, but also the time of crisis, decrease in vital activity, and the collapse of hopes. The study involved 50 male people, aged 26 to 35 years (Msr. = 30.6), with higher education, married. To process the results of the study, cluster analysis (hierarchical, K-means), the Mann-Whitney difference criterion were used. Two groups of men with reliably avoidant and avoidantly cautious types of attachment were identified, taking into account the data obtained, the features of their resilience were studied. It was found that in men with a reliably avoidant type of attachment, the indicators of vitality are significantly higher than in men with an avoidantly cautious type of attachment. In the theoretical aspect, knowledge on the problems of resilience and emotional attachment of men has been enriched; in practical terms, the results of the study can be used in the activities of a psychologist to prevent men's crisis states during middle adulthood.
Keywords: emotional attachment, resilience, men, the period of middle adulthood
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Author's info: Yana S. Suntsova, Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Udmurt State University, Izhevsk, Russia, suntsova_yana@mail.ru, http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6397-1005.