Stress resistance of young students in the context of their interaction with religious communities

Keywords: stress resistance; young students; religious communities; interaction within religious communities; development of stress resistance.


The article presents the results of the study of stress resistance of the student’s youth in the context of its interaction within their religious communities. It is assumed that in order to improve the psychological and the pedagogical process of shaping the stress resistance as an important life competency of schoolchildren, it is important to consider the influence on the students’ personalities  and their well-being of their religious activities. It is speculated that stressful situations may be related to the learning process, interaction with peers / friends, y various relations within the family, extra-curricular activities, expectations about themselves and their future. Also, there is a greater range of circumstances in family relationships may appear stressful for students. It is noted that most students of different ages experience the feeling of stress in situations related to the process of learning and knowledge exams (test works, surveys, waiting for a knowledge exam during final assessments and the ITA. The same type of situations can be stressful for students of all ages and evoke strong emotions. However, there are numerous ways of dealing with them, which is largely related to social factors such as a religious community. There are dominant coping strategies, levels of the ability to withstand stress, features of  behavior under stress, types of prerequisites of the resistance to it: 1) actively involved in the life of a religious community, 2) somehow involved in the life of the religious community, 3) not involved in life and activities of a religious community. It is concluded that the ability of students to cope with stressful experiences and be stressed out  is conditioned by the degree of their inclusion in the life and activities of their religious community which gives a sense of support and hope, shows an example of resilience of an individual in stressful conditions.


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Ivantsanich, V. (2020). Stress resistance of young students in the context of their interaction with religious communities. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 38(2), 161-166.