PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL – BEING CONTENT IN TODAY’S PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES

Ēriks Kalvāns

Abstract


Psychological well-being is a phenomenon that significantly affects an individual's basic functional aspects: everyday sense of self, personal cognitive sphere, interpersonal relationships and professional success. Because of the relatively small theoretical and empirical research, there is a number of psychological well-being concept operationalization difficulties and validate the empirical study of instruments deficit. For these reasons, acquires relevance of sychological well-being of the phenomenon of theoretical and empirical research. This ublication reflects the main approaches to the treatment of psychological well-being of the phenomenon of modern psychology.


Keywords


psychological well – being; positive psychology; psychological theories; personal growth; eudaimonism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/ercs2012.1

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