Multiple Representations and Alleviation Strategies of Spiritual Strain among Young College Students

Zihao WANG, Xueliang ZHANG


The phenomenon of spiritual strain among young college students is widespread, manifested primarily as emotional repression caused by virtual socialization, comparison psychology caused by meritocracy, and “rumination” thinking caused by time anxiety. The causes of spiritual strain among young college students are diverse. To alleviate their spiritual strain, it is necessary to guide the development direction of college students with core values, improve a supervised and effective system for sharing educational resources, and create a fair and just social competition system.


Young college students; Spiritual strain; Representations; Alleviation

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