Personality and coping: a context for examining celebrity worship and mental health.

@article{Maltby2004PersonalityAC,
  title={Personality and coping: a context for examining celebrity worship and mental health.},
  author={John Maltby and Liza Day and Lynn E. McCutcheon and Raphael Gillett and James Houran and Diane D. Ashe},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={95 Pt 4},
  pages={
          411-28
        }
}
The adaptational-continuum model of personality and coping suggests a useful context for research areas that emphasize both personality and coping. The present paper used Ferguson's (2001) model integrating personality and coping factors to further conceptualize findings around celebrity worship. Three hundred and seventy-two respondents completed measures of celebrity worship, personality, coping style, general health, stress, positive and negative affect and life satisfaction. Celebrity… CONTINUE READING

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