Repercusión del optimismo y de los Cinco Grandes factores de la personalidad sobre la salud de personas mayores

@article{Linares2014RepercusinDO,
  title={Repercusi{\'o}n del optimismo y de los Cinco Grandes factores de la personalidad sobre la salud de personas mayores},
  author={J. J. G. Linares and M. C. Fuentes and Isabel Mercader Rubio and C. J. I. Saura},
  journal={Universitas Psychologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={13},
  pages={995-1004}
}
This work studies the influence of Dispositional Optimism and the “Big Five” personality factors on older peoples’ self-rated health and it examines optimists’ and pessimists’ analyses of their own health. The sample is made up of 498 older people (M = 63.3 years and SD = 8.55). The results reveal that optimists have a better perception of their health and lower levels of social dysfunction and depression. The Neuroticism factor affects to the Somatic Symptoms, Anxiety, Social Dysfunction, and… Expand
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