StatusThe thesis was presented on the 24 April, 2015
Approved by NCAA on the 28 May, 2015
Abstract– 0.90 Mb / in romanian
ThesisCZU 159. 922.5:378 (043.3)
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Thesis structure: the thesis consists of introduction, three chapters, general conclusions and recommendations, bibliography of 249 titles, 5 annexes and glossary and is drawn up on 153 pages, including 64 illustrations and 21 tables. Research results are published in 24 scientific papers.
Field of study: psychology, personality development of students. The purpose of this paper is to study and determine the peculiarities of the empathetic psychological behaviour of psychology students and its development in the training process.
The objective of this study: identifying the peculiarities of the empathetic psychological behaviour of psychology students; determining the level of empathy in psychology students depending of the year of study; elucidating the dynamics between empathy and personality factors of psychology students; determining the relationship between emotional intelligence, self-esteem, communication style, parenting styles of education, index of preferential status and empathy specific correlates of psychology students; experimental elaboration and validation of the formative program for the development of empathetic psychological behaviour in psychology students; formulating certain recommendations to teachers, students, Ph.D candidates, psychologists for the development of empathy in psychology students.
Important scientific problem solved consists in determining the development of empathetic psychological behaviour in psychology students in developing, underlying and implementing a program to develop empathy in psychology students, which has led to the increase in the empathetic abilities, in order to prepare them as professional psychologists. Scientific novelty and originality. For the time at a national level was conducted a theoretical and empirical study on the characteristics of the empathetic psychological - behaviour in psychology students during the years of study. Consequently, were established the indicators and the characteristics of the empathetic behaviour in psychology students; was specified the structure of empathy; it was found that there are no significant differences in empathy levels depending on the year of study; were highlighted the determinants of empathy: emotional and social intelligence, parental styles of education and so on, as well as the role of empathy in the development of certain facets of personality (self-esteem, communication style); was conducted a psychological formative intervention program for the empathetic behavior and was highlighted the positive role of its implementation.
Theoretical significance. The theoretical significance of this thesis has its expression in researching, examining and highlighting the peculiarities of the empathetic psychological behaviour in psychology students and its determinants
Practical value of the study. Praxiological value of the thesis consists in the possibility
of application of the training complex program of the empathetic capacity and of the research
results in the work of psychologists, teachers and may constitute the basis of a methodological
guide for them.
Implementation of scientific results. The results are implemented in the training of
psychology students at the „Hyperion” University of Bucharest by including such results in the
teaching of theoretical courses „Introduction to social psychology”, „Psychological counseling”
and so on and by conducting practical trainings with them by applying complex training program
of the empathic capacity developed and validated by us. These results are also applied in the
work of psychologists and their retraining.