Five-factor personality dimensions and 3 health-related personality constructs as predictors of health.

@article{HudekKneevi2009FivefactorPD,
  title={Five-factor personality dimensions and 3 health-related personality constructs as predictors of health.},
  author={Jasna Hudek-Kne{\vz}evi{\'c} and Igor Kardum},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={394-402}
}
AIM To examine how 5-factor personality traits (extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness) and 3 higher-order health-related personality constructs (negative experience, optimistic control, and passivity) are related to self-reports of subjective health outcomes (positive and negative mood, physical symptoms, and general health concern) and objective health conditions (chronic illnesses, serious illnesses, and physical injuries). METHODS The study was carried… CONTINUE READING
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