Interview as a meathod of correction of maladaptive attitudein deviant person

Vol. 22 Iss. 2 pp. 96102 | St. Petersburg State Institute of Psychology and Social Work | ISSN: 1993-8101


The article considers the usage of an interview method, offered by H.S. Sullivan, in work with deviant persons with maladaptive settings. The meaning and content of each of the four stages of the interview are discussed on the example of case studies. Authors’ interpretation of technique helps to understand the value of such psychological method, to realize its role and importance in providing psychological assistance to deviant persons.


interview, maladaptive settings, deviant behavior, correction of behavior


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