Lifestyle changes as a factor of improving mental and physical health (for example, patients with functional disorders of the spine). Daminato Simonetta (Italy, 2008) St. Petersburg State University

In this paper, first of all we would like to focus on the psychological component of successful rehabilitation of patients suffering from back pain, and the need for responsible change of patients’ own lifestyle to improve their quality of life. The subject of this study is the relationship between lifestyle and functionality of the spine, and how lifestyle changes can cause changes in the functionality of the spine, and thus lead to a pain decrease and improvement of the living standards.

EVENTS of ontopsychological school

25th Summer Session of Ontopsychology

14 August 2012 / Trevi, Italy
On August, 14th, The XXV Summer Session of Ontopsychology was finished. The session has been held under the patronage of the Presidency of Italian Republic,...

The program of professional retraining in ontopsychology at the St. Petersburg State University

2011/2012 Academic Year of the program of professional retraining in ontopsychology at the St. Petersburg State University.


All programs are certificated and tested to obtain public accreditation. After graduating students are awarded by Professional Graduate Diploma in Ontopsychology in Russian and English languages.

“Ontopsychology Handbook”

Handbook provides a holistic understanding of Ontopsychology as a modern scientific field of psychology, continuing existential-humanistic tradition. Readers will learn about the history of the emergence of Ontopsychology, scientific institutions, discoveries, methods, tools, as well as its applications.