Trust and Mutual Assistance as Moral and Ethical Values in Maintaining Mental Health under the Conditions of Pandemic

Authors

  • Ihor Bloshchynskyi National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1925-9621
  • Svitlana Hanaba National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytskyi
  • Tetiana Snitsa National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytsky
  • Olha Mysechko National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytskyi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/po/12.2/318

Keywords:

trust and mutual assistance, pandemic, moral and ethical factors, maintaining mental health.

Abstract

The article reveals trust and mutual assistance as moral and ethical factors in mental health maintaining in a pandemic. Humanization of social relations, new ethics, development of moral and ethical values is the guarantee and necessary condition for the survival of mankind under conditions of planetary instability and proneness to conflict. These values help a person to overcome the limits of individual existence, help him to maintain harmony with the world around him and with himself, to foster tolerance and flexibility in relations with other people, to focus upon an adequate understanding of slings and arrows of life in the COVID-19 pandemic.  The moral and ethical values of trust and mutual assistance contribute to a person’s ability to mutual tolerance and empathy in accepting the Other, cultivating spiritual flexibility and willingness to compromise, focusing upon understanding life values and priorities other than usual, recognising social equality, because all people are equally valuable.

Author Biographies

Ihor Bloshchynskyi, National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi

Doctor of pedagogical sciences, Professor, Head of the Foreign Languages Department

Svitlana Hanaba, National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytskyi

Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor,

Professor of Pedagogics and social-economic disciplines department

Tetiana Snitsa, National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytsky

Candidate of pedagogical sciences,

Lecturer the Foreign Languages Department

Olha Mysechko, National Academy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine named after Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytskyi

Candidate of pedagogical sciences, Associate Professor,

Professor of the Foreign Languages Department

 

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2021-07-01

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Bloshchynskyi, I., Hanaba, S., Snitsa, T., & Mysechko, O. (2021). Trust and Mutual Assistance as Moral and Ethical Values in Maintaining Mental Health under the Conditions of Pandemic. Postmodern Openings, 12(2), 472-483. https://doi.org/10.18662/po/12.2/318

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