Big Five personality traits and relationship quality: Self-reported, observational, and physiological evidence

  title={Big Five personality traits and relationship quality: Self-reported, observational, and physiological evidence},
  author={Ashley S. Holland and Glenn I. Roisman},
  journal={Journal of Social and Personal Relationships},
  pages={811 - 829}
This report explored links between Big Five personality traits and the quality of romantic relationships. Interpersonal functioning was operationalized at three levels of analysis (self-reported quality, observed emotional tone, and physiological reactivity) in three samples (dating, engaged, and married couples). Couples completed questionnaires about their own and partners' personalities and then discussed a disagreement in their relationship while being physiologically monitored. Two… Expand

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