Psychological Well-being by Late Adulthood People

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https://doi.org/10.15826/Lurian.2021.2.3.3

Abstract

There is a need to find resources for successful aging. So one of the significant personal and psychological characteristics reflecting the process of successful aging is psychological well-being. The purpose of study is to determine the personal factors of the psychological well-being of late adulthood people. The study involved 100 people at the age from 56 to 75 years: 31 men, 69 women. The following methods were used: the scale of psychological well-being by C. Ryff, the Big Five Personality Test by R. McCrae, the Coping Strategy Indicator by D. Amirkchan, The Personal Views Survey III-R by S. Muddi, the method of diagnosing the type of behavioral activity by L. I. Wasserman and N. V. Gumenyuk, the Life Orientation Test by C. Carver and M. Scheier, questionnaire on the socio-professional qualities definition of the subjects. The study identified the factors for achieving psychological well-being by elderly people such as Agency, Attitude to the world, Strategy for adaptation to old age, Meaning of life, Value.

Author Biographies

Elvira E. Symaniuk, Ural Federal University named after first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Elvira E. Symaniuk, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Director of the Ural Humanitarian Institute, Head of the Section of General and Social Psychology of the Department of Psychology, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin.
51, Lenin Ave., 620083, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Georgiy I. Borisov, Ural Federal University named after first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Georgy I. Borisov, Senior Lecturer, Department of General and Social Psychology, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin.
51, Lenin Ave., 620083, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Tamara B. Sergeeva, Ural Federal University named after first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Tamara B. Sergeeva, PhD (in Psychology), Associate Professor, Department of General and Social Psychology, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin.
51, Lenin Ave., 620083, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Anna A. Pecherkina, Ural Federal University named after first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Anna A. Pecherkina, PhD (in Psychology), Associate Professor, Head of Department of Psychology, Head of Department of Pedagogy and Psychology of Education, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin.
51, Lenin Ave., 620083, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Olga V. Obvintseva, Ural Federal University named after first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Olga V. Obvintseva, PhD (in Philology), Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Translation, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin.
51, Lenin Ave., 620083, Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Published

2021-11-05

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Research Papers