The article presents analysis of data obtained by the method of «lifestyle index» concerning female convicts serving their sentences in prisons of the Federal Penal Service of Russia in the Moscow and Krasnodar Regions. We study the mechanisms of psychological protection of individuals with personality disorders (psychopathy). It notes the necessity of a differentiated approach in providing them with psychological and counseling .
Keywords: penal system; penal institution; the staff of the penal institution;
personality disorders; female convicts.
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Work in the Penal System of the Academy of the Federal Penal Service of Russia
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1 Sm. podr.: Sochivko D.V. Cvetopsihodinamika. M., 2009.