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Archive | Volume 20, 2015, No. 3.


Vestnik Bashkirskogo Universiteta. 2015. Vol. 20. No. 3. Pp. 1114-1118.
Galiakhmetova L. I.
Bashkir Academy of Public Administration and Management under the President of the Republic Bashkortostan
40 Zaki Validi St., 450076 Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia.


At this stage of psychological science progress, we see proliferation of publications and scientific articles, which are dedicated to wellbeing, subjective wellbeing and life satisfaction researches. There has Interest to these problems always been observed, but now we detect predominance of positive themes researches over negative ones. We observe neglect of studies of negative reasons, which have led to emergence of problems. But we look at researches of individual qualities, bases, factors as well as human intrinsic activity, which lead to wellbeing achievement in all life spheres. In this article, the content of wellbeing, subjective wellbeing, life satisfaction categories is being studied. Wellbeing is a multifactor construct including interrelations different of cultural, social, psychological, physical, economic and spiritual factors. Subjective wellbeing is a wide category of phenomena of people`s emotional reaction, their satisfaction with some life spheres, their opinions on quality of life on the whole. In this article, the accent is on life satisfaction study because it has consistency, stability, sustainability and because there is an evaluative component in its structure. Life satisfaction is complex, dynamic socio-psychological composition based on integration of cognitive, emotional-volitional processes, characterized subjective emotional-evaluate attitude, possessing motivation for action, search, management of internal and external objects. Up to now we have not got clear classification of wellbeing, subjective wellbeing and life satisfaction categories. In the result of the analysis of theoretical and scientifically practical literature on the researched problem, the author presents interconnection of these concepts and the term “life satisfaction” in the form of the scheme, which clearly reflects the location of content life satisfaction among similar ones in meaning.


  • • life satisfaction
  • • wellbeing
  • • subjective wellbeing


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