The types of adaptations and the adaptation opportunities of the person in a modern environment

  • L. Zlatova Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University
Keywords: personality; adaptation; social adaptation; adaptation potential; adaptation capabilities.


The article presents different views of scientists on the concept of adaptation, different sources were analyzed. The basic principles and concepts of the adaptation process in the views of different scientists are covered. The options for defining the term "adaptation" are demonstrated. The concepts of "psychic adaptation", "socio-psychological adaptation" are highlighted. The attention has been drawn to social adaptation and a common viewpoint has been identified with other scholars. The third, most common type of adaptation process is also proposed: probabilistic and combined. It is a combination of both above-mentioned options. The adaptation capabilities and their limitations as a resource are mentioned and discussed.


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Zlatova, L. (2019). The types of adaptations and the adaptation opportunities of the person in a modern environment. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 36(6), 93-95. Retrieved from