Helena R. Slobodskaya

Institute of Physiology, Russia


Helena R. Slobodskaya received her M.D. degree in pediatrics in 1979 from the State Medical Institute in Moscow, Russia, her Ph.D. degree in human physiology in 1989 from the Institute of Physiology in Novosibirsk, Russia, and her D.S. degree in personality and general psychology in 2000 from the State Pedagogical University in Novosibirsk. Since 1989, she has been working at the Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and presently is a Principal Research Scientist. Slobodskaya is also a Lecturer of psychology at the Medical Faculty at the Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia. Her research interests are focused on individual differences in childhood and adolescence, development and measurement of temperament and personality, child and adolescent adjustment and mental health, and the role of family and proximal environment. She has been involved in a number of cross-cultural projects in these areas. Slobodskaya is also interested in the biological foundation of personality and common psychopathology and the role of reinforcement sensitivity in shaping normal and abnormal behaviors.

Biography Updated on 12 January 2011

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