Adolescents’ Relational Resources and Health Risky Behaviours during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Online School Burnout and Psychological Well-Being as Mediators

Author: Katarzyna Tomaszek
Institution: Rzeszow University
Author: Agnieszka Muchacka-Cymerman
Institution: University of the National Education Commission, Krakow
Year of publication: 2024
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Pages: 13-24
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PDF: tner/202401/tner7501.pdf

The study aimed to examine whether the students’ psychological well-being and online school burnout are mediators in the association between relational resources and engaging in risky behaviour by adolescents. 186 primary and secondary school students took part in an online survey. Students’ psychological well-being was a mediator in the association between relational resources and socially unacceptable stimulating behaviours, while e-learning burnout mediated the relationship between relational resources and health and life-threatening behaviours. The findings emphasise the critical role of strengthening the students’ potential and stress resilience and building a support social network.


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