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ArticleName Spiritual and moral bases of psychological safety of mining-students
DOI 10.17580/em.2020.02.16
ArticleAuthor Koteneva A. V., Chelyshev P. V.

Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia:

Koteneva A. V., Professor, Doctor of Psychological Sciences,


National University of Science and Technology “MISIS”, Moscow, Russia:

Chelyshev P. V., Professor, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences


Psychological safety of a specialist’s personality in stressful situations is a condition of his successful professional work. The empirical study is devoted to the investigation of personal qualities (stress resistance, religiosity and moral stability) underlying the psychological safety of future miners. The research involved 52 students aged from 18 to 25 years (average age – 19.9 years), 30 males and 22 females. Research methods: “Diagnostics of personality’s psychological safety” by I. I. Prikhodko, “Questionnaire of religiosity” by I. S. Shemet, “Friend-adviser-1” (DS-1) by E. K. Veselova, “Questionnaire of psychological resistance to stress” by E. V. Raspopin, “Psychological stress scale PSM-25” by Lemur-Thesier-Fillion. Academic success was assessed on the basis of students’ academic performance. Methods of mathematical statistics were used for data processing – T-criterion for independent samples, correlation and multiple regression analysis. The results of the study show that young men are characterized by a higher level of overall safety index and its specific components-motivational, volitional and internal comfort, as well as a lower level of stress, moral stability than young women. Significant positive connections between psychological safety of the person, all its components and stress resistance among students are revealed. Religiosity is significantly associated with the motivational and volitional characteristics of students, and is also the main predictor of psychological safety of the individual in life situations that exceed their own resources of coping with stress. Moral stability provides spiritual safety of personality, allows to keep the deep personal beginning of man. However, in a situation of moral choice, it increases students’ mental tension which negatively affects academic performance, while the psychological safety of the person is a condition for successful completion of the session.

This work was supported by Russian Science Foundation № 19-18-00058.

keywords Morality, psychological safety of personality, psychological stress, religiosity, stress resistance, academic performance

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