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Ben-essere nell’arco di vita
Titolo Rivista: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Autori/Curatori: Veronica Muffato, Alessandra Cantarella, Erika Borella, Rossana De Beni 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2015 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  18 P. 175-192 Dimensione file:  286 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2015-001011
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A partire dagli anni ’80, con l’emergere della psicologia positiva, l’interesse dei ricercatori non si focalizza piu esclusivamente sulle condizioni di disagio e sofferenza, ma sulle caratteristiche che possono favorire il ben-essere psicologico. Nonostante manchi tutt’ora una definizione univoca del costrutto, appare chiaro che esso e prettamente soggettivo e che e possibile mantenerne buoni livelli anche in condizioni di difficolta, o in una fase di vita che puo essere contrassegnata da perdite, quale l’invecchiamento. Numerose evidenze mostrano, infatti, una relativa stabilita, se non un aumento, dei livelli di ben-essere psicologico in tale fase di vita, fenomeno noto come "paradosso del ben-essere nell’invecchiamento". Non mancano, pero risultati contrastanti, a seconda della metodologia di ricerca adottata e dalla scelta dei fattori considerati come componenti del ben-essere psicologico. Obiettivo del presente lavoro e osservare, in un campione dai 20 agli 89 anni, l’eventuale pattern di stabilita/miglioramento del ben-essere, valutato mediante il questionario Ben-SSC. Tale questionario, investiga tre componenti principali quali la soddisfazione personale, le strategie di coping e le competenze emotive. Congiuntamente e stato somministrato un questionario di Qualita di Vita (WHOQOL-breve). I risultati mostrano un aumento del ben-essere psicologico negli anziani e livelli meno alti per i giovani dai 20 ai 30 anni. Successivamente, attraverso analisi di regressione, vengono esaminati possibili predittori del ben-essere psicologico e delle tre sotto componenti suddette, considerando i quattro fattori del WHOQOL.


Keywords: Ben-essere, arco di vita, invecchiamento, differenze d’eta.

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