Demographic, socio-cultural, technological information and communication changes in the country affect the mental state of young people, their emotional and psychological state, as well as the degree of their social adaptation and self-realization. Therefore, the study and understanding of the mechanisms that affect the psychological well-being and mental health of young people in a transitive society is a key and urgent task for modern psychology. Not only the personal development of young people depends on this, but also, more broadly, the socio-economic well-being of society as a whole.
The purpose of the study is to study the factors affecting the psychological well-being, life satisfaction and mental health of young people.
Psychological well-being and mental health were studied using – The scales of psychological well-being, Satisfaction with life scale, WHO5. Factors affecting well-being and mental health were studied using - Multiple stimulus types ambiguity tolerance scale-I; Hardiness questionnaire; General self-efficacy scale; Self-control scale; Test of meaningful life orientations.
The study involved 68 students. 83.82% of this sample are students aged 17-18 (M=17.79; SD=0.41). Mathematical analysis was carried out on this sample of 57 teenagers.
Results. Positive correlations were found between well-being and hardiness, involvement, control, acceptance of uncertainty and its preference. With an increase in life satisfaction, mental health, the well-being significantly increases. Negative correlations were obtained between well-being and inability to maintain positive relationships with others.
Conclusion. Adolescents with psychological well-being and mental health are self-confident. They are convinced that their activities can change the situation for the better. They adhere to the principle "There are no failures, there is only experience." They have life goals and meaning in life. They are able to control their lives, freely make decisions, set goals and implement them in life. They believe that their life is interesting and emotionally rich.