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DOI: 10.25588/CSPU.2020.156.3.016
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E. A. Vasilenko ORCID
Associate Professor, Candidate of Sciences (Psychology), Associate Professor of the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, South Ural State Humanitarian Pedagogical University
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FACTORS AFFECTING THE INTENSITY OF A PER-SON'S EXPERIENCE OF SOCIAL STRESS
Abstracts

The article deals with the problem of factors that affect the intensity of various people's experience of a special type of stress-social stress that occurs in society and in the interaction of people. The purpose of the article is to identify the main groups of factors that influence the intensity of social stress experience and response to it based on the analysis of theoretical concepts and empirical research. As a result of the analysis, it is concluded that the following groups of factors have an impact on the intensity of social stress: demographic, constitutional, cognitive, personal, and social factors.

The article also analyzes the models of interaction of factors that influence the intensity of social stress presented in the scientific literature. Based on the analysis of these models, the author identifies possible variants of interaction of factors that affect the individual's experience of social stress. The author concludes that further study of this issue requires comprehensive research aimed at studying the contribution of various factors to the intensity and nature of people's response to social stressors.

Keywords

Stress; Social stress, Stress response; Social and Psychological Adaptation

Highlights

Based on the analysis of theoretical concepts and empirical research data, the following groups of factors can be identified that can influence the intensity of social stress: demographic, constitutional, cognitive, personal, and social factors.

These groups of factors not only have an independent influence on the intensity of social stress, but also have complex, yet poorly studied interactions. In psychology, complex, biopsychosocial models have appeared that consider the interaction of factors of different levels in the process of adaptation of the individual to the environment. The analysis of these models allowed the author to identify possible variants of interaction between factors that affect the intensity of social stress.

Further study of this issue requires comprehensive empirical research aimed at studying the contribution of various factors to the intensity and nature of people's response to social stressors.

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