Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology
ISSN 2304-9790 (Print)
ISSN 2541-9013 (Online)

stress resistance

Stability of the effect of the stress-resistance-developmental programme on the formation of students’ personal agency

Defining psychological and pedagogical conditions of students’ personal agency development is still one of the challenging tasks of modern psychology. It is possible to consider the implementation of a developmental programme, which is aimed at the formation of students’ stress resistance, as the solution to this problem. The developmental programme should be aimed at reducing maladaptive stress reactions and it should also contribute to the development of students’ individual stress resisting strategy.

Psychological and Pedagogical Aspects of the Problem of Students’ Stress Resistance

The purpose of the theoretical study presented in the article is analysis of psychological and pedagogical aspects of stress resistance. Its relevance is conditioned by the identified inability of students to cope with unforeseen situations, their inability to cope with stress, which often results in negative impact on both physical and psychological states. It is assumed that detailed analysis of the terms “stress”, “stress resistance”, and “classification of stress factors” will allow us to outline directions of work aimed at stress resistance development.

Individual Characteristics of Stress Resistance in the Context of Self-Actualization of Personality

The article covers the results of the empirical study performed on a sample of respondents who were temporarily unemployed. The purpose of the study presented in this article is to identify individual predictors of stress resistance and to determine its significance for self-actualization of a person. The methodological basis for the research was the theory of integral individuality by F. S. Merlin, B. A. Vyatkin, and the theory of selfactualization of personality. According to the theory by V. S.