Gender differences in depression: the role of personality factors.

@article{Goodwin2004GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in depression: the role of personality factors.},
  author={Renee D Goodwin and Ian H. Gotlib},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2004},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={135-42}
}
The goal of the study was to determine the association between gender and the Big Five personality factors, and to identify the role of personality factors in the association between gender and depression among adults in the United States. Data were drawn from the Midlife Development in the United States Survey (N=3032). Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) was used to examine gender differences on the Big Five personality factors (i.e. agreeableness, neuroticism, openness to experience… CONTINUE READING

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