The Severity of Situational and Personal Anxiety Among University Students with Disabilities During the Pandemic

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Abstract

The paper presents the results of a study of situational and personal anxiety among university students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic (Spring 2020). The study involved 35 students with disabilities from Russian State Social University aged 18—26 (21 men and 14 women). We used 2 questionnaires for measuring anxiety: Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory and Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale. The results allowed us to make conclusions about the increased level of situational anxiety, as well as about pronounced personal anxiety in the studied category of students. The study has practical importance for the organization of psychological sup- port for students with disabilities at the university.

General Information

Keywords: situational anxiety, personal anxiety, students with disabilities, COVID-19 pandemic

Journal rubric: Empirical Researches

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpp.2021290203

For citation: Petrova E.A., Nazarenko V.V. The Severity of Situational and Personal Anxiety Among University Students with Disabilities During the Pandemic. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2021. Vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 48–61. DOI: 10.17759/cpp.2021290203. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Elena A. Petrova, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Dean, Faculty of Psychology, Russian State Social University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3835-1178, e-mail: PetrovaEA@rgsu.net

Veronika V. Nazarenko, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Russian State Social University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4651-2293, e-mail: veronikin@inbox.ru

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