Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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2018 Vol. 11 Issue 57

Karapetyan L.V. Typological features of respondents with different levels of the emotional-personal well-being

Full text in Russian: Карапетян Л.В. Типологическое исследование эмоционально-личностного благополучия

Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Center of Emergency Psychological Aid of the EMERCOM of Russia, Ural branch, Yekaterinburg, Russia

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The article is devoted to the study of typological features of respondents with different levels of the emotional-personal well-being. So, changes in the economy, politics and geopolitics, in the social sphere in our country and in the whole world greatly affect on the experience of the man’s internal well-being. The contemporary researches focuse on the need to study the ratio of external and internal factors and their relationships affecting the establishment and maintenance of an optimal level of well-being. Among the internal factors there are the typological features, that determine the human behavior, this is why it becomes interesting to study them in the context of understanding the phenomenon of well-being. In psychology the correlates of well-being with different individual characteristics are identified, but the investigation of correlations between typological features and well-being was not conducted. Developing the concept of a new theoretical construct – emotional-personal well-being, based on the integration of existing foreign psychology approaches to its study, we conducted the investigation of typological characteristics of respondents with different levels of emotional-personal well-being. In the article emotional and personal well-being is considered as a holistic existential experience of the state of harmony between internal and external world arising in the process of existence, activity and human communication. This phenomena was studied using the technique "self-esteem of emotional and personal well-being" (SELB) (n = 2229), typological characteristics – by the Indicator of types Myers-Briggs (MBTI) (n = 857). The article analyzes the representation of different personality types in groups of respondents with different levels of emotional-personal well-being (strong positive, weak positive, weak negative and strong negative). It was revealed that positive characteristics of the technique SELB correlate with extraversion, and negative – with introversion. The obtained results can be used in both research and practical activities of the psychologist to diagnose and optimize the level of emotional and personal well-being.

Keywords: personality types, typological features, psychological well-being, subjective well-being, emotional-personal well-being, personal well-being index



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Received 10 December 2017. Date of publication: 28 February 2018.

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Karapetyan Larisa V. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Ural Humanitarian Institute, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, ul. Mira, 19, 620002 Yekaterinburg, Russia; Head of Ural branch, Center of Emergency Psychological Aid of the EMERCOM of Russia, ul. Scheinkmana, 84, 620014 Yekaterinburg, Russia.
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Karapetyan L.V. Typological features of respondents with different levels of the emotional-personal well-being. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2018, Vol. 11, No. 57, p. 11. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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