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Correlation between the perceived residential environment quality and the inhabitants’ quality of life and civic behavior

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Existential/spiritual resources and the subjective quality of life experiences among elderly adults

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My paper presents the results of a research study on the relationship between existential/spiritual resources, that is, spiritual sensitivity (a disposition to experience spirituality, manifested in the embracement of the nature of things in the transcendent and final perspective, in moral sensitivity, and the ability to find meaning in paradoxical and limiting situations), spiritual sensitivity components and subjective quality of life (a generalized attitude to one’s own life mode, in the four existential dimensions: psychophysical, psycho-social, subjective, and metaphysical). Study subjects were older adults (60+, n = 522) living in the current, dynamic, uncertain and fluid modern world conditions. The study had two phases – quantitative and qualitative (narrative interviews). To measure the phenomena, the Spiritual Sensitivity Inventory (Straś-Romanowska, Kowal, & Kapała, 2013) and the Quality of Life Questionnaire (Straś-Romanowska, Oleszkowicz, & Frąckowiak, 2004) were used. The results obtained confirmed a strong mutual relationship between spiritual resources and quality of life, also providing an answer to some questions about the nature of spiritual sensitivity, and its integrating, pro-development and pro-health role in the elderly adults’ life in the post-modern era.

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Why insight in psychotherapy does not always lead to behaviour change?

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Female corporality: The body-self of mothers and daughters in relation to the family

attitudes and behaviors: Methodological and conceptual questions. Health Psychology, 19, 376-381. Bergstrom, R. L. & Neighbors, C. (2006). Body image disturbance and the social norms approach: An integrative review of the literature. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 25, 975-1000. Clark, L. & Tiggemann, M., (2006). Appearance culture in nine- to 12-year-old girls: media and peer influences on body dissatisfaction. Social Development, 15(4), 628-643. Cooley, E. & Toray, T., Wang, M.C., & Valdez, N.N. (2008). Maternal

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CogMap Analyst – a quantitative analysis of the structure and content characteristics of sketch drawings of cognitive maps of urbanized spaces

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Proactive coping as a kind of creative adaptation to a new workplace

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The sense of body boundaries – subjective determinants and implications for body self-relation in people with psychosomatic illnesses

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Adapting The Survey Of Perceived Organizational Support

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Psychometric properties of Self-Perception Profile for Children in a Polish sample

-up, and horizontal models: The direction of causality in multidimensional, hierarchical self-concept models. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75(2), 509-527. Marsh, H. W., Craven, R. G. (2006). Reciprocal effects of self-concept and performance from a multidimensional perspective: Beyond seductive pleasure and unidimensional perspectives. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 1(2), 133-163. Marsh, H. W., Trautwein, U., Lüdtke, O., Köller, O., & Baumert, J. (2006). Integration of multidimensional self-concept and core

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The driving force of action and the psychology of doing nothing

: Desegregation and the transformation of place. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 24, 4 , 455‒473. Domański, (2014). Czego uczy nas „psychologia niekontynuowana”?, Czasopismo Psychologiczne-Psychological Journal, 20,1, 15‒21. Droseltis, O., & Vignoles, V. L. (2010). Towards an integrative model of place identification: Dimensionality and predictors of intrapersonal-level place preferences. Journal Of Environmental Psychology , 30 (1), 23‒34. Drucker, P.F. (2008). The age of discontinuity . New Brunswick: Transaction Publisher. Duffy, R

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