The Effect of Mortality Salience and Type of Life on Personality Evaluation

Abstract

Mortality salience, or awareness of the inevitability of one's own death, generates a state of anxiety that triggers a defense mechanism for the control of thinking that affects different human activities and psychological processes. This study aims to analyze the effect of mortality salience on the formation of impressions. The sample comprised 135 women… (More)
DOI: 10.5964/ejop.v13i2.1149

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