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Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; McVicker, Ronnie; Haut, Fabian; Robertson, Colette – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
In "DSM-5" there has been a move to dimensional personality disorder (PD) diagnosis, incorporating personality theory in the form of the five-factor model (FFM). It proposes an alternative assessment system based on diagnostic indicators and the FFM, while retaining "DSM-IV" categorical criteria. Four individuals with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Rantanen, Johanna; Tillemann, Kati; Metsäpelto, Riitta-Leena; Kokko, Katja; Pulkkinen, Lea – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
Reciprocal associations between the Big Five personality traits and parenting stress--including both parents' feelings of their distress and perception of their incompetence as parents--were studied with 248 participants (49% of which were males). Longitudinal data, collected at ages 33/36, 42 and 50 years, were used. Cross-lagged path analysis…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Prediction, Correlation, Neurosis
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Wang, Shuo; Zhou, Ya; Yu, Shi; Ran, Li-Wen; Liu, Xiang-Ping; Chen, Yu-Fei – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Objective: This study tested the efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), compared with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), in alleviating academic procrastination. Method: A total of 60 (53.3% male) undergraduates suffering from academic procrastination were randomly assigned to two treatment groups (ACT and CBT) and a control group.…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Psychotherapy, Comparative Analysis
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Malo-Cerrato, Sara; Martín-Perpiñá, Maria-de-las-Mercedes; Viñas-Poch, Ferran – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
Understanding the factors that predict excessive use of social networks in adolescence can help prevent problems such as addictive behaviours, loneliness or cyberbullying. The main aim was to ascertain the psychological and social profile of adolescents whose use of SNSS is excessive. Participants comprised 1,102 adolescents aged between 11 and 18…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Self Concept, Mothers
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Zhang, Li-Fang – Educational Psychology, 2012
The primary objective of this study was to examine the predictive power of personality traits for occupational stress among Chinese university academics. Two hundred and forty-six participants responded to the NEO Five-Factor Inventory and the Occupational Stress Inventory-Revised. Results indicated that the strongest predictor for occupational…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Personality Traits, Personality, Coping
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Aziz, Shahnaz; Tronzo, Casie L. – Psychological Record, 2011
In this study, we further explored whether any of the dimensions in the five-factor model of personality (i.e., openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism) were related to facets of workaholism (i.e., work involvement, work drive, and work enjoyment) in a sample of American workers in various…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Personality Measures, Measures (Individuals), Work Attitudes
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Ross, Scott R.; Benning, Stephen D.; Patrick, Christopher J.; Thompson, Angela; Thurston, Amanda – Assessment, 2009
Psychopathy is a personality disorder that includes interpersonal-affective and antisocial deviance features. The Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI) contains two underlying factors (fearless dominance and impulsive antisociality) that may differentially tap these two sets of features. In a mixed-gender sample of undergraduates and prisoners,…
Descriptors: Personality Measures, Personality Traits, Personality Problems, Inhibition
Fazeli, Seyed Hossein – Online Submission, 2011
The present study aims to find out the relationship between the Neuroticism trait and English Language Learning Strategies (ELLSs) for learners of English as a foreign language. Four instruments were used, which were Persian adapted Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL), A Background Questionnaire, NEO-Five Factors Inventory (NEO-FFI),…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Mundia, Lawrence – Higher Education Studies, 2011
Students with psychological and mental health problems are often accorded a low status and priority compared to peers with other disabilities. Recent research indicated that a female Brunei student teacher prematurely left her training program due to unaddressed mental health problems. The present study used a mixed methods approach. The random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Anxiety, Interpersonal Competence
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Zhao, Hao; Seibert, Scott E. – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2006
In this study, the authors used meta-analytical techniques to examine the relationship between personality and entrepreneurial status. Personality variables used in previous studies were categorized according to the five-factor model of personality. Results indicate significant differences between entrepreneurs and managers on 4 personality…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Personality, Effect Size, Meta Analysis
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Reise, Steven P.; Smith, Larissa; Furr, R. Michael – Multivariate Behavioral Research, 2001
Explored between-gender invariance on the NEO PI-R Neuroticism scale (Costa and McCrae, 1992) with a sample of 1,056 undergraduates. Several items displayed significant differential item functioning (DIF), but it was difficult to associate DIF with specific aspects of item content, and findings indicate that item-level DIF does not necessarily…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Item Bias, Neurosis, Sex Differences
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Trull, Timothy J.; And Others – Psychological Assessment, 1995
Relations between the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Psychopathology Five (PSY-5), and the Neuroticism, Extraversion, and Openness Personality Inventory (NEO-PI) and its revision (NEO-PI-R) were studied for 170 community adults and 57 clinical patients. Correlations between the instruments showed meaningful relations between the two…
Descriptors: Adults, Comparative Analysis, Construct Validity, Extraversion Introversion
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Gratzinger, Peter; And Others – Developmental Psychology, 1990
Explored the relationship between three personality traits in older adults and improvement in face-name recall after three types of intervention. Results showed improvement in recall after intervention; a correlation between the openness trait and recall with all interventions; and a correlation between the fantasy subfactor trait and recall with…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Evaluative Thinking, Extraversion Introversion, Fantasy