Psychological Culture and Self-Regulation of Anxiety

1510

Abstract

The article focuses on modeling anxiety states, from slight, situational to complex, stable states. It analyses the dynamics of such states which is influenced by the psychological characteristics of a person. Psychological culture is considered a psychological condition providing stability and security for one's psychosomatic system. The article describes the components of psychological culture that determine the ways of changing one's behavioural characteristics and conscious self-regulation of mental activity. Psychological culture was studied in students participating in special seminars and workshops; the results of the study show that it is psychological culture that enables one to resist destructive influences of environment and to find constructive methods of coping with anxiety.

General Information

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

For citation: Egorova T.E. Psychological Culture and Self-Regulation of Anxiety. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2007. Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 68–76. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

References

1. Astapov V. M. Funkcional'nyi podhod k izucheniyu sostoyaniya trevogi // Trevoga i trevozhnost' / Pod red. V. M. Astapova. SPb., 2001.
2. Aizenk G. Psihologicheskie teorii trevozhnosti // Trevoga i trevozhnost' / Pod red. V. M. Astapova. SPb., 2001.
3. Berezin F. B. Trevoga i adaptacionnye mehanizmy // Trevoga i trevozhnost' / Pod red. V. M. Astapova. SPb., 2001.
4. Egorova T. E. Formirovanie autopsihologicheskoi kompetentnosti lichnosti v usloviyah gruppovoi intensivnoi podgotovki. Dis. ... kand. psihol. nauk. M., 1997.
5. Egorova T.E. Psihologicheskaya kul'tura rukovoditelya. N. Novgorod, 2003.
6. Zhdanov O.I. Prakticheskaya psihologiya i autopsihoterapiya. M., 1999.
7. Il'in E.P. Teoriya funkcional'nyh sistem i psiho-fiziologicheskih sostoyanii // Teoriya funkcional'nyh sistem v fiziologii i psihologii. M., 1978.
8. Levitov N. D. Psihicheskoe sostoyanie bespokoistva, trevogi // Voprosy psihologii. 1969. №1.
9. Mei R. Kratkoe izlozhenie i sintez trevozhnosti. Priroda trevozhnosti ee otnoshenie k strahu //Trevoga i trevozhnost' // Sost. i obsh. red. V.M. Astapova. SPb., 2001.
10. Panov V.I. Ekologicheskaya psihologiya: Opyt postroeniya metodologii. M., 2004.
11. Prihozhan A. M. Trevozhnost' u detei i podrostkov: psihologicheskaya priroda i vozrastnaya dinamika. Voronezh, 2000.
12. Prihozhan A. M. Formy i maski trevozhnosti, vliyanie trevozhnosti na deyatel'nost' i razvitie / Trevoga i trevozhnost'. SPb., 2001.
13. Prohorov A. O. Fenomenologiya regulyacii psihicheskih sostoyanii // Psihologiya psihicheskih sostoyanii / Sb. statei. Vyp. 4. Kazan'.2002.
14. Prohorov A. O. Sistemno-funkcional'naya model' regulyacii psihicheskih sostoyanii // Psihologiya psihicheskih sostoyanii. Kazan',2002.
15. Rikroft Ch. Trevoga, strah i ozhidanie // Trevoga i trevozhnost'. SPb., 2001.
16. Tilliha P. Muzhestvo byt' // Moskovskii psihoterapevticheskii zhurnal. 1994. № 2.
17. Freid Z. Vvedenie v psihoanaliz: Lekcii. M., 1989.
18. Horni K. Nevroticheskaya lichnost' nashego vremeni. Samoanaliz / Per. s angl. Obsh. red. G.  Burmenskoi. M., 1993

Information About the Authors

T. E. Egorova, Assistant Professor at the Psychology Chair, Volgo-Vyatsk Academy of State Service, Russia, e-mail: tegorova@list.ru

Metrics

Views

Total: 5511
Previous month: 38
Current month: 24

Downloads

Total: 1510
Previous month: 6
Current month: 6