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ERIC Number: EJ1024426
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
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ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
The Impact of Vision Loss on Personality Traits
Papadopoulos, Konstantinos S.; Koustriava, Eleni; Charalampidou, Maria; Gerapostolou, Ioanna
International Journal of Special Education, v28 n3 p133-139 2013
The aim of this study is to explore the differences in personality traits amongst adults with blindness, adults with low vision and sighted adults. Moreover, the relationship between the four scales of Eysenck's personality questionnaire and the demographic characteristics of participants with visual impairments was examined. There are no statistically significant differences amongst the three groups in scales P, N and E. However, the sighted adults have a lower score on the L scale. The older individuals with visual impairment reveal less extraversion and greater neuroticism. Moreover, the women with visual impairments show greater neuroticism than the men with visual impairments.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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