Models of self-regulation and personal growth

a kurzus adatai

a kurzus címe

Models of self-regulation and personal growth

az oktató neve

Dr. Tamás Martos, Dr. Viola Sallay

a kurzus kódja


az óra helye

Institute of Psychology

az óra időpontja


a kurzus leírása

rövid (300–500 karakteres) szöveges leírás

The course presents theoretical and practical aspects of the (emotional) self-regulation as a basic human function. The spatial-temporal-relational model of self-regulation will be used as an integrative framework for interpreting the experiences of personal growth. At the core of the course is the experiential learning process through assessment and interpretation of the Personal Growth Interview.

The course is open only for Psychology students.

részletes (hetekre bontott) tematika

Basic concepts of self-regulation and personal growth

The Personal Growth Interview – assessment and interpretation

Spatial context of self-regulation: restorative places, environmental psychological aspects of the family home

Temporal context of self-regulation: goals and personal projects, identity development and life naratives, post-traumatic growth

Relational context of self-regulation: self-determination theory, dyadic coping with stress


a jegy/aláírás megszerzésének feltétele és módja

Administration of the Personal Growth Interview - a semi-structured interview with a healthy adult person

Detailed summary on the interview

Oral exam based on the Readings and the analysis of the Personal Growth Interview

kötelező olvasmányok (ha vannak)

Bauer, J. J., & McAdams, D. P. (2004). Personal growth in adults' stories of life transitions. Journal of Personality, 72(3), 573-602.


Bodenmann, G. (2005). Dyadic coping and its significance for marital functioning. Couples coping with stress: Emerging perspectives on dyadic coping, 33-50.


Little, B. R. (1993). Personal projects and the distributed self: Aspects of a conative psychology. The self in social perspective: Psychological perspectives on the self, 4, 157-185.


Lomas, T., Hefferon, K., Ivtzan, I. (2014) Applied Positive Psychology. Integrated Positive Practice. Sage Publications.


Reis, H. T. (2007). Steps toward the ripening of relationship science. Personal Relationships, 14(1), 1-23.


Ryan RM, Deci EL. (2001) On happiness and human potentials: A review of research on hedonic and eudaimonic well-being. Annual Review of Psychology, 52, 141-166.


Ryan RM, Deci EL. (2000) Self-Determination Theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well-being. American Psychologist, 55, 68-78.

ajánlott olvasmányok (ha vannak)