neuroticism


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neuroticism

[nə′räd·ə‚siz·əm]
(psychology)
A neurotic condition, character, or trait.
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Such that the relationship between the two constructs will be stronger under high rather than low neuroticism.
The current study found that people with low emotional stability (high neuroticism) had increased rates of schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychosis, and that neuroticism is linked with increased rates of bipolar and schizoaffective disorder.
Their results revealed that subjects in cluster II scored significantly higher on neuroticism and lower on extraversion, agreeableness, openness, and conscientiousness than those in cluster I.
Neuroticism and agreeableness are the strongest and most consistent personality predictors of relationship outcomesincluding relationship dissatisfaction, conflict, abuseand ultimately dissolution (Karney&Brabury, 1995).
sup][3] have demonstrated that PACG patients tend to have significantly higher neuroticism scores and higher level of anxiety and depression compared with normal controls.
Given the evidence indicating that people with higher levels of psychological distress are more likely to die sooner than people with lower levels, one might expect that higher neuroticism would be associated with increased mortality," the study says.
USA] ,July 24 ( ANI ): Neuroticism is one of the big five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology.
The EPQ-R measures the following traits: extraversion (E scale); neuroticism (N scale); psychoticism or sensation seeking (P scale); and control-lie (L scale), which determined whether one present oneself in a favorable way while answering item of the instrument.
It measures five personality traits: Extraversion, Neuroticism, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness and Openness to Experience.
Much of this research has been influenced by Eysenck's biological theory of personality (Eysenck, 1967), which proposes primary dimensions of extraversion, neuroticism and psychoticism, each associated with a distinct neurobiological system or pathway (reward, avoidance, and aggression/fight-or-flight, respectively).
Results from a survey of 235 college students revealed that extraversion and neuroticism positively predicted Facebook usage.
The first section of the survey contained 48 items taken from the Neuroticism subscale of the NEO-FFI-3 (Costa & McCrea, 2010); responses are indicated on a five-point Likert-type scale (1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Neutral, 4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree) and higher scores indicate higher levels of neuroticism.