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Kuznetsova A. S., Luzyanina M. S.(2014). Psychological problems of rest planning and rest arrangement: Proactive or reactive approach . The Moscow University Herald. Series 14. Psychology, 2, 16-30

The empirical study is targeted to estimate the subjective value of rest and to analyze rest as an activity for efficient recovery. The study was conducted in employees of different industrial and service organizations. The results showed that mostly by all respondents rest is accepted as an important instrumental value for workability maintenance. At the same time, high rating positions of rest in the life values list does not always transform rest value into the intention to arrange recreation purposively. The type of attitudes to rest determines different approaches to rest arrangement: proactive (based on anticipative rest planning) or reactive (which manifest itself in acceptance of rest as necessary recreation combined with no special rest arrangements). The extraction of indirect rest attributes seems to be possible on the base of psychosemantic analysis of the notions form work and rest domains. The semantic distance evaluation of the work and rest notions allows revealing different meanings of recreation: as a forced necessity because of work and for work, or as a possibility for recovery.

Received: 03/17/2014

Pages: 16-30

Keywords: rest; work; recreation; recovery; rest as an instrumental value; proactive and reactive attitudes to res; psychosemantic analysis;

By: Kuznetsova A.S.; Luzyanina, Marina S.;

Available Online: 06/30/2014

Fedorova S.M., Rossokhin A.V.(2013).Intrapsychic dynamics of personality changes in the course of psychoanalysis: A psychosemantic analysis.The Moscow University Herald. Series 14. Psychology, 4, 106-118

a:2:{s:4:"TEXT";s:1207:"The psychoanalytical theory of object relations along with the subsequent
theory of structural changes served as basis for the following research. The
intrapsychic field of personality’s object relations is formed in the process of
internalization of significant objects, relationships and their corresponding
affects. The following article is dedicated to empirical testing of the main
assumptions underlying the psychoanalytic theory of structural change. The
objective of this research was to evaluate in a structured way the dynamics of
reorganization of object relations and intrapsychic structures of the personality of
the subject undergoing psychoanalysis. The evaluation was based on the method
of differentiated semantic categories. The results of the semantic analysis of the
dynamics of intrapsychic changes confirmed main hypothesis: namely that in the
process of psychoanalysis there is a reorganization of internal object relations;
psychoanalytic work brings about intrapsychic transformations in personality,
specifically, the indicator of the psychic structure Ego increases while at the same
time the indicators of psychic structures Id and Super-Ego decrease.";s:4:"TYPE";s:4:"html";}

Received: 09/11/2013

Pages: 106-118

Keywords: identification; personality; psychosemantic analysis; internalization; semantic differential; psychoanalysis; object relations; intrapsychic transformations; projection;

By: Fedorova, Svetlana M.; Rossokhin A.V.;

Available Online: 12/30/2013

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