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Social Psychology and Society

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2221-1527

ISSN (online): 2311-7052

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/sps

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Helping as a Lifestyle: Psychological Aspects of Volunteering 3093

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Gulevich O.A.
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, School of Psychology of Faculty of Social Sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3806-5064
e-mail: goulevitch@mail.ru

Sheveleva I.A.
Bachelor's degree student at the Faculty of Psychology, Higher School of Economics

Fomichev A.A.
Bachelor's degree student at the Faculty of Psychology, Higher School of Economics

Abstract
The paper reviews contemporary Western research in psychology of volunteering. Special attention is paid to the issues related to the egoistic and altruistic motivations of volunteering, as well as to the factors affecting the intensity of volunteer activities. The paper also describes the restrictions of the reviewed studies.

Keywords: volunteers, empathy, stress, 'the big five', social norms, sympathy, devotion to organization, attachment style.

Column: Theoretical Research

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