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Anhedonia as a Communication and Psychological Phenomenon within the Ukranian Context


Authors:
Marina Prepotenska Kiev Polytechnic Institute „I. Sikorsky“, Kiev, Ukraine

Pages: 233-245

Abstract:

The article is dedicated to the investigation of anhedonia within the Ukrainian context. It identifies social psychological determinants of this phenomenon on the individual and collective levels: development of the syndrome of victimization in the historical cultural sphere, cognitive dissonance under the condition of peace and war, politicization of the information communication space, media stress, and pop psychology. The paper determines the paradoxes of the Ukrainian anhedonia, including social hyperactivity of people suffering from this phenomenon, the domination of negativism in media and informal communication, transformation of individual symptoms of anhedonia into the social form. The author offers the following social ways of correcting the problem: reforms of mass media, intensification of psychological diagnosis and rehabilitation services, and development of the psychological correction of the actualization potential of practical philosophy.

Keywords:

anhedonia; depression; the loss of “award anticipation”; cognitive dissonance; victimization; media stress; pop psychology; Ukrainian paradoxes of anhedonia; correction; reforms.

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