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  • Paper: Neurotic personality trait a key risk factor for stress perception

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    While all of the “Big Five” personality traits – agreeableness, conscientiousness, extraversion, neuroticism and openness – are related to experiencing stress, neuroticism showed the strongest link, according to research co-written by Bo Zhang, a professor of labor and employment relations and of psychology at Illinois.

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    The paper “The stressful personality: A meta-analytical review of the relation between personality and stress” is available online.


    DOI: 10.117/10888683221104002