Spirituality: description, measurement, and relation to the five factor model of personality.

  title={Spirituality: description, measurement, and relation to the five factor model of personality.},
  author={Douglas A. MacDonald},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={68 1},
  • D. MacDonald
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of personality
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