Development of Psychological Resources of Coping Behavior as a Factor of Prevention of Situational Anxiety in Older Adolescence

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Abstract

The paper presents the results of an empirical study. This is a formative experiment conducted in the form of psychological training, the main purpose of which is the development of psychological resources of coping behavior of the individual to reduce situational anxiety in older adolescents. The sample is made up of 50 students of the 11th grade of Moscow secondary school No. 868 (24 in the experimental group and 26 in the control group). The key hypothesis of the study: it is possible to influence situational anxiety in older adolescence by developing various resources of coping behavior with the help of socio-psychological training. The additional hypothesis: there is a relation between the situational anxiety and the features of coping behavior in adolescents. The quantitative and qualitative data confirm the key hypothesis of the study and demonstrate the effectiveness of socio-psychological training in education institutions. The study suggests that the introduction of group psychological training into the educational process is a promising direction for both theoretical and practical purpose.

General Information

Keywords: psychological training, situational anxiety, coping behavior, adolescence, prevention.

Journal rubric: Legal Psychology of Childhood

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2020100203

For citation: Degtyarev A., Efimochkina K.M. Development of Psychological Resources of Coping Behavior as a Factor of Prevention of Situational Anxiety in Older Adolescence [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2020. Vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 25–34. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2020100203. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Artem Degtyarev, Senior Lecturer, Chair of Law Psychology, Department of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9393-6550, e-mail: degtyarevav@mgppu.ru

Kseniya M. Efimochkina, Student, Department of Legal Psychology and Law, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7193-6020, e-mail: miss.efima@gmail.com

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