Social Psychological Conditions of Psychological Well-Being in Individuals Who Have Experienced Critical Events 1645
Doctor of Psychology, Doctor in Psychology, Professor of the Department of Social and Family Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Maxim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University, Minsk, Belarus
Assistant, Chair of Social and Pedagogic Psychology, Faculty of Psychology
and Pedagogy, Francisk Skorina Gomel State University
The paper addresses the issue of maintaining psychological well-being in individuals who have experienced critical events. The research presented in this paper was carried out within the paradigm of salutogenesis, according to which the most crucial factors in preserving one’s mental and physical health are the realization of the inner potential, cognitive and physical activity, orientation towards healthy life goals, and self-actualization, and not only the absence of illness and disabilities. The authors describe a procedure of methodological triangulation of quantitative and qualitative data that enabled them to outline the social psychological conditions necessary for the positive functioning of individuals who have experienced critical events.
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