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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Investigation of basic notions of positive psychology with an aid of Experience Sampling Method (ESM)

Levit L.Z., Doctor in Psychology, Doctoral candidate, Belorussia State Pedagogical University, the faculty of psychology , leolev44@tut.by
Abstract
The article deals with two investigations of the main concepts of the contemporary positive psychology (eudaimonia, hedonism, the flow, happiness and unhappiness) with the help of ESM. The studies were built upon Person-Oriented Conception of Happiness (POCH) elaborated by the author. The results indicate that the flow can be accompanied by the rise of the other «components of happiness» belonging to other theories. The study of the situations, that were associated with «unhappiness», showed that most of them belong to maintenance activities of the individual.

Keywords: happiness; unhappiness; eudaimonia; hedonism; the flow; personal uniqueness; egoism; altruism

Column: General psychology

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