Personality and creative thinking of socially maladjusted people in the context of creative social rehabilitation
The article deals with the important issue of creative thinking and creative personality of people (boys) with behavioral disorders. The research was conducted in Youth Educational Centers located in one of the southern Polish voivodeships. The sample studied were boys aged 12–18 years (N = 135). What is important is that the research takes into account the perspective of the perception of disturbed behavior by young people themselves in the context of creative thinking and creative personality. The procedure of self-report tools was applied: The Youth Self-Report (YSR) by Th. M. Achenbach and the Questionnaire of Personality and Creative Thinking (Kwestionariusz Osobowości i Myślenia Twórczego – KOMT) by E. Charzyńska and E. Wysocka. The statistical procedures applied are descriptive statistics, correlations and linear (multiple) regression. The results of regression analysis indicate the importance of the type of disorders (internalizing, externalizing) for the self-image of socially
maladjusted youth (in terms of creative personality trait and creative thinking).
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