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Stress (Personality Types)
Essays in Developmental Psychology
Randall Summers, Charles Golden, Lisa Lashley, & Erica Ailes
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Both stress and personality types are multifaceted topics that have been defined in multiple ways. Examining the relationship between stress and personality types is complex; however, literature on this relationship is well-established. While early research on the relationship between personality and stress focused on unidimensional personality traits, such as the relationship between stress and Type A personality, optimism, and hostility, research in this field today takes a comprehensive approach conceptualizing personality in five dimensions. The most widely accepted method of defining personality today is the Big Five model, consisting of five independent factors of personality: Extraversion, Neuroticism, Agreeableness, Openness to Experience, and Conscientiousness (Costa & McCrae, 1992).
agreeableness, conscientiousness, extraversion, neuroticism, personality traits, personality types, stress
Datoc, A. E.,
Lashley, L. K.,
Golden, C. J.
(2020). Stress (Personality Types). Essays in Developmental Psychology.
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