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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2075-3470

ISSN (online): 2311-9446


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Personality Changes as a Result of Life Enhancement Work 2396

Leontiev D.A.
PhD in Psychology, Professor, Head of International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Miyuzova A.E.
The Methodologist on Museum and Educational Activity, Moscow City Department of Culture, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

The paper presents empirical analysis of possible effects of participating in the author’s life enhancement master-classes and seminars of discovering existential experience. Original qualitative methods were used in the study: description of changes with subsequent content analysis and factor analysis of the categories, and visual method “Trajectory”. Both methods revealed satisfactory reliability, valid- ity and richness of content. It can be claimed that the effects of life enhancement work include changing the attitude to uncertainty and subjective expansion of per- ceived possibilities.

Keywords: life enhancement, efficacy, changes, uncertainty, resource, content analysis

Column: Empirical Researches


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