Solodushkina M.V. Positive psychology: progress, problems and perspectives

Full text in Russian: Солодушкина М.В. Позитивная психология: успехи, проблемы и перспективы
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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The reasons for progress in a new scientific field – positive psychology – are analyzed, the consequences of such progress are considered. The potential, advantages and future trends of positive psychology as well as possible ways of development are evaluated. The problems of positive psychology are highlighted, the ways of solving some of these problems are proposed.

Keywords: positive psychology, humanistic psychology, eudaimonia, hedonia, well-being, values, meaning of life


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 10-06-00294a.

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Received 27 April 2012. Date of publication: 19 August 2012.

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Solodushkina Marina V. Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Solodushkina M.V. Positive psychology: progress, problems and perspectives. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2012, Vol. 5, No. 24, p. 3. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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