Philology, pedagogy, and psychology

2023 Issue №1

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Screening diagnostics of the psycho-emotional state of students in higher education system



Positive emotional state of students in the system of higher education is one of the most important factors that contribute to good mental health, the development of educational programs and the prevention of aggressive and deviant behavior of students. One of the determining factors of whether or not young people will have mental health issues is the early detection of psycho-­­emotional disorders of students in order to develop an algorithm for appropriate psychological support. The study aims at assessing the possibilities and prospects of screening psychological diagnostics of university students remotely. The study was first conducted through the electronic learning management system (LMS). Psycho diagnostics revealed a significant level of anxiety in the examinees at the subclinical level of severity, certain dynamics of anxiety disorders and depression of students of different years of study, as well as manifestations of different forms of aggressive behavior. The received data allow to conclude that timely psychological online screening allows to provide early detection of psychological issues, develop an algorithm of actions and support intradepartmental and out-of-departmental interaction.