Exploring the influence of personality on depressive symptoms and self-esteem across a significant life transition.

@article{Kling2003ExploringTI,
  title={Exploring the influence of personality on depressive symptoms and self-esteem across a significant life transition.},
  author={Kristen C Kling and Carol D. Ryff and Gayle Dienberg Love and Marilyn J. Essex},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={922-32}
}
This study investigates the influence of personality on adjustment to a particular life transition, community relocation. Participants were 285 women (average age=69.5) who were interviewed once before they moved, and then multiple times after the move. Within the context of this multiwave design, personality traits were used to predict changes in… CONTINUE READING