Psychological Features of Maladjusted Adolescents’ Behavioural Manifestations

  • L. G. Semencha Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University
Keywords: adjustment unadjustment disadaptation school disadaptation social disadaptation maladjustment maladjusted adolescents


Such terms as «adjustment», «unadjustment», «disadaptation», «maladjustment» and «intractability» were analyzed in different scientific conceptions of this article. The results’ interpretation of the research about maladjusted adolescents’ dominant syndromes, disadaptation’s index, social-psychological adaptation’s (disadaptation’s) level and distinctive characteristics of their influence on the teenage pupils’ behaviour were pointed out.


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How to Cite
Semencha, L. (2019). Psychological Features of Maladjusted Adolescents’ Behavioural Manifestations. Psychological Prospects Journal, (20), 223 - 233. Retrieved from