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Opinion Article - Journal of Mental Health and Aging (2023) Volume 7, Issue 1

Exploring the evolution of psychological well-being concept

Psychological well-being refers to a positive state of mind and emotion, characterized by satisfaction with one's life, a sense of purpose and meaning, and the ability to cope with stress and challenges. The concept of psychological well-being has been developed and studied by psychologists and researchers for several decades. The most widely accepted definition of psychological well-being is the one developed by Seligman and Csikszentmihalyi, which defines it as the presence of positive emotions, engagement in meaningful activities, relationships, accomplishment, and a sense of purpose and meaning in life. Other theorists have also proposed different dimensions of psychological well-being, including self-acceptance, personal growth, positive relationships with others, autonomy, environmental mastery, and a sense of purpose and meaning

Author(s): Anastasia Petrakova

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