The Phenomena of “Psychological Well-Being” in the Context of the Social Situation of Development

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Abstract

In the article, the phenomena of “psychological well-being of the individual” is considered in the con-text of the cultural-historical theory of L.S. Vygotsky, in particular, the statement he developed on the “social situation of development”, which is based on the child’s experience of his environment and himself in this environment. Attention is drawn to the complexity and ambiguity of the very concept of “well-being” from the standpoint of the cultural development of the individual, to the motives and emotions that determine the emergence and nature of the feeling of satisfaction with oneself, one’s actions and one’s life. The assumption is discussed that psychological well-being can be understood as an indicator of the psychological health of a person, which is one of the most important states of a person and is associated with the moral development of a person. It is shown that the main condition for the “emergence” of a feeling of psychological well-being and its orientation lies in the interaction of the phenomena of “culture” and “education” and the deep mutual enrichment of the processes of training and education based on the integration of rational and emotional cognition of the world by a growing person at each stage of ontogenesis.

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Keywords: psychological well-being, social developmental situation, school, teenager, culture, training, education, psychological health

Journal rubric: Scientific Validity of the Practices of Psychological and Pedagogical Work With Childhood Implemented in the Education System

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/bppe.2020170301

For citation: Dubrovina I.V. The Phenomena of “Psychological Well-Being” in the Context of the Social Situation of Development [Elektronnyi resurs]. Vestnik prakticheskoi psikhologii obrazovaniya = Bulletin of Psychological Practice in Education, 2020. Vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 9–21. DOI: 10.17759/bppe.2020170301. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Irina V. Dubrovina, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Department of Pedagogical Psychology n.a. Professor V.A. Guruzhapov, Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Chief Researcher, Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2484-6073, e-mail: dubrovinaiv@mgppu.ru

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