Psychology of road stress and aggressive behavior according to modern foreign studies 115
PhD in Psychology, associate professor, Chair of Scientific Foundations of Extreme Psychology, Department of Extreme Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
associate professor, Department of scientific foundations of extreme psychology, Faculty of Extreme Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
Assistant Professor, Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Faculty of Linguistics, Moscow Region State University, Moscow, Russia
The article is devoted to the analysis of foreign psychological approaches to the phenomenology of road stress and aggressive behavior. The psychological essence of the concepts of “road stress”, “road anger / rage” is discussed. Dangerous driving is considered inextricably linked to road stress. Aggression when driving a vehicle is positioned as a personal characteristic and as a stressful reaction to the current road situation. The point of view of foreign experts on the psychological causes of the existence of road stress in the form of anger is investigated. Systematized approaches to the prevention of road stress. The material of the article allows to increase the psychological culture of drivers, and also acts as an informational and analytical base for scientific research in the field of psychology of road safety, the development of applied issues to overcome stress and aggression when driving a vehicle.
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