Day psychologist in Russia

mental (mental) health is not as important as physical. Mental health, according to the World Health Organization says about the state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively and fruitfully, and to contribute to society.

Every year 10 October {holiday-celebrated 1551} World Mental Health Day {/ holiday} (World Mental Health Day), which takes place in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health (World Federation for Mental Health) and designed to draw public attention to the problems of mental health.

In 2007, as part of World Mental Health Day was first held Day of psychology, emphasizing the importance of psychology and a significant influence on many areas of life and how that psychology is impossible without the solution of many social problems. In recent years psychology is booming and is developing an experimental natural science discipline.

In Russia, as in many countries, there is not a single set at the state level, the Day of the psychologist. Nevertheless, Day psychology independently noted by some organizations and universities. Among the universities — the leading universities of Russia Moscow State University and St. Petersburg State University, who annually celebrate psychologist November 22. On this day, were opened departments of psychology.

November 22, 1994, Moscow hosted the founding congress of the Russian Psychological Society, and from November 22, 2000 in Moscow informally Day is celebrated psychologist. The main initiator of the events of the Day has traditionally been a Moscow university.

Main purpose of holiday activities — once again remind people of the importance of the profession of psychologist, and the authorities that the scope of psychology needs the active financing because the services are necessary for many psychologists citizens. Day psychologist lectures, meetings and seminars on psychology and psychology in general.