STUDENTS’ PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL – BEING, ITS DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS

Eriks Kalvans

Abstract


This scientific paper was created as a theoretical basis for further study of psychological well-being of students at Rezekne Academy of Technologies. The need for such research is justified by recent research in various countries, which shows that the prevalence and severity of mental problems among students is increasing. Overall, these studies indicate that students are increasingly experiencing symptoms of increased anxiety and stress, as well as depression. Thus, the deterioration of students' psychological well-being is a major challenge in today's higher education institutions.

The purpose of this scientific paper is to investigate theoretically the essence of student psychological well-being and its social-psychological determinants.

Analyzing scientific literature was used as the basic method in writing the article.

 


Keywords


students; psychological problems; psychological well-being; six-factor theory; self-determination theory; socio-demographical determinants

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/sie2020vol7.4848

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