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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2023, 5(20); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2023.052028.

Research on the Enhancement Path of University Students' Mental Health through Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in the Post-Pandemic Era


Ailin Xu

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Ailin Xu

Guizhou School of Business, Guiyang, 550001, China


Despite the lifting of lockdown measures and the restoration of normalcy in daily life and production, the current population of university students continues to be affected by the aftermath of the pandemic. While they resume their regular academic, personal, and study routines, significant changes have occurred in their pre-existing social cognition, emotions, values, and behavioral patterns compared to the pre-pandemic era. University students are at a crucial stage of psychological and intellectual development, displaying evident social characteristics, yet their overall psychological traits remain relatively immature. Consequently, they are susceptible to external influences, leading to fluctuations in their mental state and occasional manifestation of severe negative emotions. In the post-pandemic era, it is imperative to comprehensively analyze and deeply investigate the psychological changes in university students, forming the basis for establishing a diversified path towards enhancing their mental health capabilities. Emphasis should be placed on aiding and empowering university students to develop adaptive problem-solving skills, devising scientifically efficient psychological counseling strategies, guiding them to actively engage in social activities, thus enabling them to cope better with real-life situations. Simultaneously, a robust educational effort should be undertaken, providing support for the holistic development of the mental and physical well-being of university students.


Post-pandemic era; University students; Mental health

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Ailin Xu. Research on the Enhancement Path of University Students' Mental Health through Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in the Post-Pandemic Era. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 20: 156-160. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2023.052028.


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