On the basis of introduced definition and description of concept of “psychotechnical system” the Client-Centered psychotherapy(CCT) is reviewed and analyzed. Personal characteristics of a CCT specialist, goals, conceptual system and system of practice of CCT, system of interaction between client and psychotherapist are described. It is shown, that this psychotechical view is useful for understanding of process and results of ССT and potentially may be used for analysis of any psychotherapeutic and educational approach.
In this paper, the author attempt to assess foreign and Russian experience of mHealth innovative technologies usage for patients’ diagnosis and counseling as well as disease preventions. Author identified doctors’ attitudes towards prospects of mHealth usage in their practice.
The article aims to present experimental protocol for investigation of visual cognitive function in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Description of experimental design is introduced by theoretical review of visual attention, perception and visual-motor control development in children with idiopathic autism and those with Fragile X mental retardation syndrome. Research method presented in the article is based on recent studies of visual cognitive function development under normal and pathological condition. The protocol includes three experimental paradigms: “antisaccade test”, “big/ figures”, and “photos test” performed by making use of eye tracking recording. This work was supported by grant RFBR 14-06-31284
The paper uses data from two national household surveys conducted in 2011 and 2014 by Levado Center and compares changes in levels of out-of-pocket drug expenditures in different social groups. The study demonstrates that reinforcement of price regulation policy was not accompanied by improvement in drug availability. After economic crisis individuals with low incomes were less likely to buy pharmaceuticals; disabled decreased their average monthly spending on medicine. For majority of respondents the share of drug expenditures as percent of their per capita income has increased.
The paper uses econometric tools (two-part model, Tobit model, Heckman model) to evaluate factors associated with consumer choice on the Russian pharmaceutical market. Using data from national public opinion survey conducted in 2014 by Levada Center we show that gender, health, retirement and single mother’s status are strongly associated with high expenditures on medicine. Incomes are positively associated with probability of spending on medicine, but marginal effect of incomes is small.