Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology

Izvestiya of Saratov University.

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Kostina L. M., Pisarenko I. A. Individual Characteristics of Psychological Safety of Primary-School Students during School Adaptation. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2016, vol. 5, iss. 4, pp. 346-350. DOI: 10.18500/2304-9790-2016-5-4-346-350

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Individual Characteristics of Psychological Safety of Primary-School Students during School Adaptation

Kostina Lyubov M., Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
Pisarenko Irina A., Saint Petersburg University

The paper present the results of an experimental study of how individual characteristics of psychological safety are manifested in firstgraders depending on how well they are adapted to school. The study involved 238 children. It applied a number of techniques aimed at examining indicators of psychological safety and the level of school adaptation in first-graders. The study demonstrated that among primary- school students with different levels of school adaptation, the most reliable data on differences was yielded in such a component of psychological safety as experiencing protection, which is expressed in emotional states and anxiety. The results of the study can be used by school psychologists when designing programs of psychological support for students during their school adaptation.


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