Psychological peculiarities of language use among Ukrainian migrants in Poland speaking different native languages
AbstractThe article presents results of the study and practical analysis of the phenomenon of the influence of ethnolinguistic identity on the formation of the language image, as well as the psychological well-being and personal health of Ukrainian-speaking and Russian-speaking Ukrainian migrants in Poland. The article attempts to reveal the value of the welcoming status of linguistic identity to achieve the psychological well-being of a personality in a modern multicultural society. The prospects for studying the impact of ethnolinguistic identity and psychological well-being and the personal health of representatives of Ukrainian language communities and migrant groups with prediction of possible spheres of application of the obtained results are also described. During the empirical research, the psychological peculiarities of language use of Ukrainian migrants in Poland speaking different native languages were studied. As a result of a data analysis based on the description of statistics, we have described the general situation in the psychological sphere of language use among Ukrainian migrants in Poland speaking different native languages. These results provide the basis for further researches on the psychological peculiarities of language use with a wider cultural context and inclusion into a sample both male and female representatives. The results of the research may be useful in the context of an implementation of the programs of psychological support for migrants. The results may be significant for the field of ethnic, cross-cultural and political psychology.
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