Probl Sotsialnoi Gig Zdravookhranenniiai Istor Med. 2022 Sep;30(5):831-835. doi: 10.32687/0869-866X-2022-30-5-831-835.
[Article in Russian]


Absolutely all over the world there is a constant increase in the number of people with disabilities, as a result of a number of economic, social, ecological, demographic reasons. The share of disabled people on the territory of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic has remained high in recent years. The article touches upon the issues of qualitative indicators of the social health of people with disabilities, gives a fundamental characteristic of social health. A questionnaire survey was conducted in February 2018 among people with disabilities, and for the purpose of additional study, interviews with people of working age with disabilities were conducted in March 2022. The results of the author's research on the territory of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic among people with disabilities on the subject of studying the processes of socialization and social adaptation in society are presented. Based on the conducted quantitative and qualitative research methods, the main trends regarding the social health of people with disabilities were identified. The main barriers on the way to successful integration processes hindering socialization and social adaptation are outlined. The above results necessitate the modernization of the current system of targeted support for people with disabilities.

Keywords: disabled people; people with disabilities; social adaptation; social health; socialization.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Disabled Persons*
  • Humans
  • Social Adjustment
  • Social Change*
  • Social Environment
  • Surveys and Questionnaires