Meaning-Activity Interpretation Of Coping Self-Efficacy In The Situation Of The COVID-19 Threat

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Magomed-Eminov Madrudin Samshudinovich , Karacheva Ekaterina Anatoltevna , Kvasova Olga Grigoryevna , Magomed-Eminova Olga Ilyinichna , Prichkodko Ivan , Ol'ga O.Savina


The aim of the study to adapt the Coping Self-efficacy Scale in  Russian population in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to study positive personal resources to overcome peritraumatic COVID-19 distress. The methods used allow to assess the connection coping self-eficacy with both the traumatic experience and the experience of post-traumatic growth and to use the results to prevent mental health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. In studies of the socio-psychological consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, models focused on the negative aspects of stressors, internal problems are used to a greater extent, expanding the context and including in the field of studying positive personal resources and ways of coping with anxiety. Factors contributing to the preservation of psychological well-being involves the development of tools for diagnosing and changing attitudes to threats and the disease itself and methods of self-regulation. The Coping Self-efficacy Scale is an original tool for measuring perceived self-efficacy in overcoming challenges, threats, and life disasters. 397 (students and patients of clinic; 18,2% male, 81,8% female; age: 20-30 years) participated, Impact of Event Scale (Horowitz) and Post-Traumatic Growth Inventory (Tadeshi & Calhoun) - both adapted by M. Magomed-Eminov and method of content analysis were used. Detected significant correlation between coping self- efficacy and post-traumatic growth (rS = 0,261, p < 0,01) and significant negative correlation between coping self-efficacy and intensity of the impact of stressful events (IES) (rS = - 0,140, p < 0,05). Russian version of Coping Self-efficacy scale. confirmed high reliability-consistency and  high psychometric effectiveness of the Self-efficacy Coping Scale. The connections indicate the existence of positive ways of coping to distress. The authors propose the meaning-activity approach and personality work with negative life experience (Magomed-Eminov) to interpret the  results obtained and suggest that further research on the positive consequences will expand the repertoire of tools predicted the ability of a modern person to cope with adversity and use experience for deeper involvement of human resources.

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