Psychology

Social and Psychological Determinants of the Representations about Jealousy

The urgency of studying the social and psychological determinants of personality representations about jealousy is beyond doubt, since it gives the most complete understanding of the prerequisites and the main causes of jealousy. Jealousy, being a passion, can be extremely dangerous. It is not always possible to distinguish the so-called “normal”, grounded jealousy from morbid, groundless, pathological, “delirious” jealousy.

Substantial and Semantic Characteristics of Students' Ideas About Hope

The purpose of the study described in the article was to identify the characteristics of perception of hope by students with different levels of dispositional hope. The study was performed on a student sample (N=73), whose average age is 19 years with the use of the following psychodiagnostic tools: the semantic differential by C. Osgood; “Hope Scale” by R. Snyder adapted by K. Muzdybaev with the subsequent application of the method of semantic universals and factor analysis.

Theoretical Analysis of the Problem of Realization of Discriminatory Attitudes of the Person in Behavior

The results of a theoretical analysis of the problem of the correlation between discriminatory attitudes of personality and behavior are presented. The relevance of the topic is determined by the social order of revealing the determinants of discriminatory behavior of the individual creating social tension.

Predictive Model for Identifying the Inclination to Subordinate in Girls of Student Age

Modern conditions for the development of our society dictate the need for new scientific tasks related to the study of the genesis of such socio-destructive manifestations of the personality as: depersonalization, increased suggestibility, a tendency to subordinate without a critical assessment of the meaning and sense of people’s behavior in the situation of interpersonal interaction, leading to the susceptibility of the person to manipulative the impact of individuals or groups pursuing mercenary, unlawful or extremist purposes.

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