Psychological defense mechanisms of modern students and its changes before examination test: psychophysiological aspects


  • V. M. Moroz
  • S. Yu. Makarov
Keywords: students, psychological defense mechanisms, examination tests, psychophysiological aspects

Abstract

During the study which was performed using the procedures of descriptive statistics of multivariate statistical analysis the psychophysiological changes of leading performance characteristics of psychological defense mechanisms of modern students for 1 month before exam tests and immediately prior to the exam tests were evaluated. There was established sufficiently stable character of investigated parameters, though there were some trends in the growth of such indicators of psychological defense mechanisms as replacement, negation, compensation, hypercompensation and rationalization - for girls, psychological defense mechanisms such as substitution, negation, compensation and hypercompensation - for youths. However the most significant negative in content statistically significant data registered in determining the indicators for psychological defense mechanisms such as projection (p(t)<0,001) for girl and the displacement (p(t)<0,05) for youths, that is precisely the mechanisms, which, unlike the mechanisms of compensation, rationalization and hypercompensation, considered to be the most destructive and unfavorable.

Published
2017-03-31
How to Cite
Moroz, V. M., & Makarov, S. Y. (2017). Psychological defense mechanisms of modern students and its changes before examination test: psychophysiological aspects. Biomedical and Biosocial Anthropology, (28), 6-10. Retrieved from https://bba-journal.com/index.php/journal/article/view/216

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