Tag Archives: Personality (Neuroticism

Influence of Neo-Personality Types on Adolescent At-Risk Behaviours (Published)

This study investigated influence of personality and family types on adolescent at-risk behaviours. The study’s design is Ex-post-facto design. The study’s population is 200 adolescents who showed traits of developing at-risk behaviours. Adolescents Risk-Taking Behaviour Index and Neo-Personality inventory was used to collect data for the study. One hypothesis was formulated for the study. The data collected was analyzed using multiple regression statistics. The analysis showed that, neuroticism personality influences at-risk behavior, while extraversion and openness to experience do not. From the findings , it was recommended that, schools should initiate prevention programmes that are designed to enhance factors that are protective in nature  and move towards reversing or reducing known risk factors.

Keywords: Openness to Experience and Extraversion) At-Risk Behaviour., Personality (Neuroticism

INFLUENCE OF PERSONALITY AND DEMOGRAPHIC FACTOR ON AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL ADOLESCENTS (Published)

The study investigated influence of personality and demographic factors on aggressive behavior among secondary school adolescents. The design for the study is ex-post facto. The population for the study is 180 participants who showed tendency to be aggressive. Two instruments named the NEO-personality and Buss-Perry Scale for aggressive behavior were used to collect data for the study. The reliability of the instruments is 0.83, and 0.78. Two hypotheses were formulated and tested. Hypotheses one was tested with a multiple regression analysis while hypotheses two was tested with a t-test statistics. The data analysis showed that the joint influences of the independent variables were found to be significant. Based on the findings of this study, the researcher recommends that, seminars/workshop should be organized for students and teacher about personality traits and their impacts on students’ academic achievement. This is suggested in order to reduce the incidence of aggressive behavior incidence among secondary schools.

Keywords: Extraversion and Openness to Experience) family type (nuclear and extended) Aggressive Behaviour., Personality (Neuroticism

PERSONALITY AND DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AS CORRELATES OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AMONG FLOOD VICTIMS (Published)

The study investigated the influence of personality and demographic factors on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among flood victims. The study employed Ex-post-facto research design. Four hypotheses were formulated and tested, using a sample of 300 participants drawn from among flood victims. Two instruments (NEO-personality inventory and demographic inventory were used to collect data for the study. Hypotheses one was tested using multiple regression analysis.Findings showed that, neuroticism and extraversion personality influenced post traumatic stress disorder while, openness to experience did not. Based on the findings; the researcher recommended that study should be conducted to identify individuals with symptoms of PTSD and provide therapeutic services to flood victims to minimize acute causes of PTSD among victims.

Keywords: Extraversion and Openness to Experience) Demographic factor (gender) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Personality (Neuroticism

PERSONALITY AND DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AS CORRELATES OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AMONG FLOOD VICTIMS (Published)

The study investigated the influence of personality and demographic factors on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among flood victims. The study employed Ex-post-facto research design. Four hypotheses were formulated and tested, using a sample of 300 participants drawn from among flood victims. Two instruments (NEO-personality inventory and demographic inventory were used to collect data for the study. Hypotheses one was tested using multiple regression analysis. Findings showed that, neuroticism and extraversion personality influenced post traumatic stress disorder while, openness to experience did not. Based on the findings; the researcher recommended that study should be conducted to identify individuals with symptoms of PTSD and provide therapeutic services to flood victims to minimize acute causes of PTSD among victims

Keywords: Demographic factor (gender), Extraversion and Openness to Experience), Personality (Neuroticism, Post Traumatic, Stress Disorder (PTSD)