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Bayrami M, Gholizadeh H. THE PERSONALITY FACTORS AS PREDICTORS FOR . J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2011; 22 (2) :92-98
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-910-en.html

associate professor Tabriz University , Dr.bayrami@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: The relationship between personality with depression and life satisfaction has been considered by the researchers. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the personality traits on base of Five Factor Model with Depression symptoms and life satisfaction.

Materials & Methods: The design of this study was causal-Comparitve. The population of this study was the students of Marand Islamic Azad University that 200 students were selected randomly between them by cluster method. All students were asked to complete the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II), NEO-FFI-R and satisfaction with life scale (SWLS). Data were analyzed by Correlation and Multivariate Regression.

Results: There is a significant positive relationship between Neuroticism with depression (r= 0.85, p<0.01). Also there was negative relationship between Extroversion, agreeableness and Conscientiousness with depression (-0.58, -0.44, -0.29 respectively). Neuroticism could explanation 78 percent of depression. In other hand there is a negative relationship between life satisfaction with Neuroticism (-0.41) and positive relationship with Extroversion, agreeableness and Conscientiousness (0.33, 0.25, 0.17 respectively). The Neuroticism and Extroversion could explanation 20 percent of life satisfaction.

Conclusion: Finding showed that personality factors can be considered as a predictor for depression and life satisfaction. 

 

Source: Urmia Med J 2011: 22(2): 164 ISSN: 1027-3727

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: آناتومی
Received: 2011/05/14

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