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ERIC Number: EJ1114285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Adolescents' School Anxiety Correction by Means of Mandala Art Therapy
Kostyunina, Nadezhda Yu.; Drozdikova-Zaripova, Albina R.
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, v11 n6 p1105-1116 2016
School anxiety is one of the main problems faced by teachers and school counselors. This problem attracts special attention for teachers - practitioners, as it is a clear sign of school maladaptation in children, which adversely affects all spheres of their life: not only the studies but also communication, both inside and outside the school, health and general level of mental development and psychological well-being. The article reveals the essence, the reasons, factors, features of school anxiety displays in adolescence. It also analyzes the methods and forms of school anxiety correction in teenagers by means of mandala art therapy in extracurricular activities. The study determined pedagogical conditions of school anxiety correction in adolescents: conducting diagnostics to identify school anxiety in adolescents; development and implementation of a comprehensive correction program "Magic Power of a Circle" by means of mandala art therapy. The study led to the conclusion that the approved comprehensive program applying mandala art therapy methods is an effective means of school anxiety correction in adolescents.
Descriptors: Anxiety, Art Therapy, Extracurricular Activities, Adolescents, Educational Environment, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Stress Management, Questionnaires, Psychological Patterns, Hypothesis Testing, Parent Role, Statistical Analysis, Grade 5, Student Surveys
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Russia