subjective well-being

Strategies of Behavior Interrelation Subjective Well-Being Representatives Contact Ethnic Groups

The article discusses the results of research on the relationship of behavior strategies and subjective well-being of representatives contact ethnic groups (Russians, Kazakhs, Armenians). It is shown that in the face of threats to the well-being of some of the representatives of the ethnic groups have resorted to various behavioural strategies. Established ethnic specificity of the relationship between the characteristics of individual satisfaction and willingness to engage in risky behaviour.

Some Gender Differences of Happiness

The article discusses the different approaches the concept of happiness. Shows the results of studies of gender differences in the representation of happiness. On the basis of empirical research identified the descriptors that represent the concept of «male» and «female» happiness.

The Self-Relation as the Determinant of Personal’s Subjective Well-Being

The goal of the study was to identify the psychological aspects of self-relation as component of subjective well-being of personality of students. Theme is identification the specifics of people’s self-relations formed in various national-psychological, socio-political and economic conditions; the subject is self-relation as a determinant of subjective well-being of ethnic Russians and Kazakhs. For the diagnosis of subjective well-being method «The scale of subjective well-being» adapted by M. V. Sokolova was applied.

Modern Approaches in Methodology of Research of Subjective Well-being of the Person

The article deals with the modern methodological approaches to the study of subjective well-being of the person: description of the phenomenon, its regulatory and functional manifestations of a systemic position, structural system, the subject, the subject-existential and meta-system approaches. The hypothetical idea of subjective well-being as a meta-system level of integration of subjective relations: cognitive, emotional, connotative (behavioral) sub-systems, each of which has its own structural organization and content are discussed.

Subjective Well-being of Personality as a Subject of Socialexistence

The subjective well-being of the personality as a subject of the social being is discussed. The various existential space of personality and co-existence as a field criteria and normative basis of well-being are reviewed. The value-semantic basis, experience as a source of feelings of well-being are analyzed. It is noted that the ratio of personality characteristics and subject determine the qualitative content of the subjective well-being. An important role in shaping the personality’s subjective well-being is the procedural aspect of existence.

The Ratio of Envy, Subjective Well-Being and Social Skills

The problem of determination of envy, multi-level mechanisms of its regulation is one of the urgent problems in today’s dynamic and highly differentiated society. The study of the relationship of envy, subjective well-being and social skills can reveal the direction of the links between these variables. The study involved 196 people of both sexes (44% of men) aged M = 28.6; SD = 8.5. The research was based on the technique for the diagnosis of personal enviousness and subject areas of envy (T. V. Beskova), methods of measuring subjective well-being of the individual by R. M.

The Relationship of Subjective Well-Being and Cultural Values of Russians and Kazakhs

The aim of the study is to analyze the ratio of subjective well-being and cultural values of Russians and Kazakhs living in Russia and Kazakhstan. The study was conducted among proportionally selected samples of representatives of two ethnic groups of Russians and Kazakhs of Russia and Kazakhstan: 75 people (a total of 300 people). Methodology of the study includes “The Satisfaction with Life Scale” by E. Diener in adaptation of D. Leontiev, E. Osin; "Subjective Happiness Scale" by S. Lubomirski and Kh. Lepper in adaptation of D. Leontiyev, E. Osin.

Russian Immigrants' Personal Self-Actualization and Subjective Well-Being

The article represents results of empirical research of the interrelation between Russian immigrants' personal self-actualization and subjective well-being. Detailed results based on a sample of Russians who migrated, and Russians who live in Russia are provided. Common and particular interrelations between personal self-actualization and subjective well-being are highlighted. Also the features typical for persons living in Russia, Germany, USA and Spain are considered. 

Subjective Well-being and Valuable and Semantic Formations of a Person in His/her Professional Self-determination

The paper treats the problem of subjective well-being as conditioned by the valuable and semantic formations of a person in his/her professional self-determination.