THE MODEL OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE LIGHT OF THE ASSUMPTIONS OF PERSON-CENTERED PSYCHOLOGY
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The article attempts to define the theoretical model of quality of life using the assumptions from philosophical anthropology. The model contains four cardinal dimensions of human being: biological, social, personal and spiritual one, and takes into consideration four specific forms of human being: experiencing, being in the dialogical relations, intentional activity and personal growth. The authoress has shows the affective components of a high quality of life. The biological dimension is associated with experiencing of pleasure, the social with satisfaction, the personal with the will to live and spiritual one with a meaning of life. There are recognized three aspects of the psychological category of quality of life: 1. the way of life (the experiences, relations, activity and development), 2. the feelings related to that, and 3. the cognitive opinion of the way of life and its emotional colour.
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