On Nature of the Psychical Substrate
Different hypotheses concerning the nature of physical substrate and the relation between psyche and bio-energetic processes in the living organism are considered. Various data evidencing the possibility of exis-tence of the substrate of the psyche phenomenology are analyzed. A hypothesis is suggested on relation of the physical substrate of the informational metabolism functions with Chinese energetic meridians.
Key words: socionics, psycho-physiological problem, hypothesis of solving the psycho-physiological problem, psyche, physical substrate, Chinese power meridians, semantics of the energetic channels and informational aspects.
An Integrative Approach to Suicide Prevention
The article presents theoretical substantiation for the possibility of application of integrative psychotherapy as a method of suicide prevention among individuals belonging to the risk group; dynamics of suicide-stimulating conflict is revealed from the viewpoint of the integrative approach.
Key words: psychology, psychotherapy, suicide, pre-suicidal period, suicide prevention, integrative psychotherapy.
Using Personality Factors in Process of Treatment of Boundary Psychopathy
Effective resonance psychotherapy of the patients with different forms of neurosis is possible in the case of the aimed influence on the corresponding factors of the socionic types of the informational metabolism. The past of the influence on suggestive (5th), activation (6th), intellectual (1st), creative (2nd) and other functions regarded. Dependence of the patients' hypnotibility from their socionic types has been revealed. Applying the methods of socionics increases the effectiveness of both individual and group psychotherapy and reduces the time necessary for healing.
Key words: boundary psychopathology, neurosis, socionics, type of informational metabolism, hypnotibility, psychotherapy, function of informational metabolism, reducing the terms of the healing.
Mathematical Methods in Socionics
On Mathematical Modeling in Socionics
The article makes an attempt to ground a categorical-topological model of the Socion and presents first results of logical-mathematical and descriptive investigation of this model.
Key words: socionics, model, the Socion, category.
Personal State as a Total of Manifested Relations
The problem of survival in the psychologically uncomfortable situation and adaptation to it is considered.
Key words: socionics, intertype relations, psychosomatic condition.
Socionic Analogs to Playing Cards
A fruitful idea of existence of analogs to socionic categories in Tarot cards (TC) allows assuming that such similarities also exist in playing cards (PC) that represent more popular, though far more simplified version of the TC. This brings about an extra possibility to objectivise power relations between types of informational metabolism (TIMs) and to solve some burning socionic problems on that basis.
Key words: socionics, esoteric knowledge, Tarot cards, playing cards.
An Interview with Nadezhda A. Prilepskaya
The article presents an interview with Nadezhda Andreyevna Prilepskaya, a psychologist who for many years has been successfully applying socionics in her work with children of pre-school and school age, about socionics, its application, opportunities and perspectives.
Key words: socionics, psychology, consulting children and parents, prophylaxis of deviant behavior.