neuroticism


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neu·rot·i·cism

(nū-rot'i-sizm),
The condition or psychological trait of being neurotic.

neuroticism

(nū-rŏt′ĭ-sĭzm) [″ + -ismos, condition]
A condition or trait of neurosis.

neuroticism

The state of a person persistently and excessively prone to anxiety and to a preoccupation with self rather than with the external world. Neuroticism often involves HYPOCHONDRIASIS. See also NEUROSIS.

neuroticism

one of the big five personality factors, characterized by a tendency to be tense, anxious and moody.
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The Neuroticism is a measure of the effect and the emotional control that suggests good control over the emotions and stability.
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sup][9],[10] Neuroticism can predict some disorders, poor decision-making is also a core symptom in these disorders, such as pathological gambling and eating disorders.
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The research, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, further revealed that a specific aspect of neuroticism, related to worry and feelings of vulnerability, was associated with lower mortality, regardless of self-reported health.
Neuroticism is parallel to the melancholic personality type often characterized by emotionality.
The results of table 4 reveal that there is significant positive relationship between extraversion and cohesion; conscientiousness and expressiveness; neuroticism and control; openness to experience and independence and neuroticism and acceptance.
Given the associations of extraversion and neuroticism with both smoking and delay discounting, it is possible that the increased rates of delay discounting seen with smokers might be due, at least in part, to personality differences.
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Hypothesis 1: Extraversion (H1a), agreeableness (H1b), conscientiousness (H1c), and openness (H1d) will be positively associated with knowledge sharing; neuroticism will be negatively associated with knowledge sharing (H1e).