THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Syrian youth in the conditions of military conflict: psychological analysis

2016. 2, pp. 201-207

Karabuschenko Natalia B. - D.Sc. (Psychology), Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 6 Miklukho-Maklaya Str., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation, n_karabushenko@inbox.ru

Sungurova Nina L. - D.Sc. (Psychology), Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 6 Miklukho-Maklaya Str., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation, sungurovanl@mail.ru

Al Masri I - postgraduate student, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 6 Miklukho-Maklaya Str., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation, ismaeel.almassri@mail.ru

This study aims to explain the psychological characteristics of adolescents in extreme situations. The strongest challenge for the personality developpement is the war as a social phenomenon that has a detrimental effect on the mental health of a teenager. In these conditions exactly our research of Syrian adolescents was conducted. Based on the analysis results, we revealed three clusters, reflecting the psychological specifics of Syrian teenagers.

Key words: , , , , , , , teenager, adolescence, crisis of identity, self-esteem, anxiety, stress

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