Semantic Representation of Destructive Experience in the System of Mental Self-Organization of Personality

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Abstract

In the aspect of the problem of unconscious mental self-organization of a personality, the subject of the basic semantics of problematic individual experience is determined, which reflects the structure of subconscious destructive anxiety complexes. The analysis of the psychodynamic approach in psychotherapy and modeling of unconscious mental self-organization in the context of synergetics and personality subjectivity is presented. The semantic approach to modeling of consciousness and unconscious structures is considered. The pilot study identified six topics of the basic semantics of anxiety: “I'm afraid”; “It's a shame,” “I can't,” “I don't know,” “It's a shame.” “It's my fault.” The highlighted topics reflect the semantic complexes of anxiety as a natural property of the unconscious mental self-organization of a person. The study confirms the central role of sociocultural factors in the semantic representation and categorization of experience, integrating the system of mental self-organization of a person. The topics of aggression were not found in the semantics of problematic experience, which makes it possible to exclude unconscious aggression as a basal factor of semantics.

General Information

Keywords: semantic topics of problematic experience; subconscious destructive complexes; basic semantics of anxiety; mental self-organization, personal agency

Journal rubric: Applied Research

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpse.2019080408

Funding. The work conducted with financial support of the Russian Foundation of Basic Research, project No. 16-16-00066.

For citation: Diyakov S.I. Semantic Representation of Destructive Experience in the System of Mental Self-Organization of Personality [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 123–137. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2019080408. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Sergey I. Diyakov, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Chair of Psychology, Sevastopol State University, Sevastopol, Russia, e-mail: sd333@mail.ru

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