Bienestar psicológico en adolescentes colombianos

Translated title of the contribution: Psychological welfare in colombian adolescents

Marly J. Bahamón, Yolima Alarcón-Vásquez, Lorena Cudris Torres, Ana M. Trejos-Herrera, Lorena Campo Aráuz

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Objective: Analyzing psychological well-being has been called exploring the recurrent strategies in adolescents. Method: Qualitative study in which use semi-structured interviews were conducted with 60 Colombian adolescents. Results: The analysis showed the existence of strategies of social interaction, hedonistic and control in adolescents. The capacity of the young person with high well-being measures was identified for the detection of aspects susceptible to improvement and the restructuring of himself to be transformed around it, as well as the ability to promote the experience of positive emotions for himself as a source of well-being. Conclusions: the analysis suggests that young people with high well-being scores resort to strategies of redefinition and positive subjective projection followed by hedonistic strategies, while adolescents with low scores use hedonistic strategies followed by strategies oriented to change.

Translated title of the contributionPsychological welfare in colombian adolescents
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)519-523
Number of pages5
JournalArchivos Venezolanos de Farmacologia y Terapeutica
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019


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