Adding Liebe und Arbeit: The Full Five-Factor Model and Well-Being

@article{McCrae1991AddingLU,
  title={Adding Liebe und Arbeit: The Full Five-Factor Model and Well-Being},
  author={Robert R. McCrae and Paul T. Costa},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={1991},
  volume={17},
  pages={227 - 232}
}
  • R. McCrae, P. Costa
  • Published 1 April 1991
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Neuroticism, extraversion, and openness to experience have been shown to have systematic effects on psychological well being. The remaining dimensions in the five-factor model of personality-agreeableness and conscientiouness-may also contribute to increased life satisfaction and happiness. Self-reports and spouse ratings on the NEO Personality Inventory, a measure of the five factors, were correlated with three measures of psychological well-being in a sample of 429 adult men and women… 

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