PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING OF WOMEN WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE domestic violence

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https://doi.org/10.26577/JPsS.2024.v88.i1.03
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Abstract

The article is devoted to the study of the psychological well-being of women who have experienced domestic violence. This is due to the fact that the well-being of women depends on the specific goals of the couple, the successful implementation of family plans, the level of mutual understanding, as well as resources and conditions for achieving the goals of family life. Domestic violence acts as a destructive factor of psychological well-being in the family, especially, the victims of domestic violence in most cases are women. The experience of physical and psychological violence in everyday life affects to women's psychological well-being.

The main purpose of the article is to identify the features of the psychological well-being of women who have become victims of domestic violence. According to the results of the study, the authors identified subjective aspects of the phenomenon of psychological well-being of women. 

The article describes the categories of well-being, subjective well-being, psychological well-being and analyzes the results of research on the psychological well-being of women in general, including women who have been victims of domestic violence.  In the experimental study, the PERMA-Profiler questionnaire was used to determine the specifics of the psychological well-being of women who have been subjected to domestic violence, and mathematical statistics methods were used to determine the validity of the results of the experimental study. In the course of comparing the results of the experimental group (women who have experienced domestic violence) and the control group (women from normal families) a statistical difference between the two groups was revealed. According to the results of the study, it was found that the indicator of general well-being in women of the experimental group is moderate, which is due to the fact that women who survived pre-existing violence in their family after contacting the crisis center had a sense of life, they achieved some success and they felt happier. As the main conclusion of this study, it was determined that the phenomenon of psychological well-being in general can be subjective for each person.

Keywords: well-being, psychological well-being, family well-being, domestic violence, life satisfaction, meaning of life.

Author Biographies

G. Akymbek, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan, Astana

(corresponding author) - 2nd year doctoral student of specialty 8D03103-Psychology, L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan, Astana, e-mail: agsh999@mail.ru

G. Menlibekova, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan, Astana

Professor of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Astana, Kazakhstan, e-mail: gmen64@mail.ru

S. Iliyevа, St.Kliment Ohridski Sofia University, Bulgaria, Sofia

Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor of the Department of Social, Organizational, Clinical and Educational Psychology, St.Kliment Ohridski Sofia University, Bulgaria, Sofia, e-mail: snilieva.su@gmail.com

Zh. Bekova, Astana International University, Kazakhstan, Astana

Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor of Astana International University, Kazakhstan, Astana, e-mail: zhan2309@list.ru

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Published

2024-03-20

How to Cite

Akymbek Г., Menlibekova Г., Iliyevа С., & Bekova Ж. (2024). PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING OF WOMEN WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE domestic violence. The Journal of Psychology &Amp; Sociology, 88(1), 28–41. https://doi.org/10.26577/JPsS.2024.v88.i1.03