To the problem of psychological health

Маланьїна, Тетяна Михайлівна (2015) To the problem of psychological health Вісник Чернігівського національного педагогічного університету (128). pp. 176-179. ISSN КВ №17500-6250

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Abstract

Viewpoints on the problem of psychological health are analyzed in this article. The general definition of psychological health as a state of psychological wellbeing, which is provided by total personal qualities and features, is given. They are the background of person’s vitality, constructive enjoyment of her demands and successful self-determination. The main tendencies in understanding of person’s psychological healthy functioning are selected Psychological health is an equivalent of socio-psychological adaptation (strength of ego, age relevant maturity of cognitive emotive regulatory mechanisms, moral maturity etc.); equivalent of personal growth, self-actualization, spiritual equivalent, actualization of humanity in a human, and also combination of all these ideas. It is stated that according to the global construct "psychological health” combining psychological aspects of person’s healihy functioning in one categorical form is complicated, if it’s possible, and emphasis on its general criteria. At present the notion ’’psychological health” despite its usage, is not quite scientifically justified. It’s dificult to be operationalized and is considered in metaphorical meaning. Mainly the terms "psychological wellbeing" and "personal wellbeing” are used in contrast to psychological health. It is emphasized that further research perspectives of psychological aspects of psychological health are needed to be systemized according to the factors of person’s psychological wellbeing and functioning.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: psychological health; mental health; psychological wellbeing; criteria of psychological health; adaptation; development of personality
Subjects: Articles in journals > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Articles in journals > Збірники наукових праць
Divisions: Institutes > Institute of human > Chair of Practical Psychology
Depositing User: Тетяна Михайлівна Маланьїна
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2016 10:49
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 11:21
URI: http://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/12827

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