Journal of Multiple Sclerosis

ISSN - 2376-0389
NLM - 101654564

Lauren B Strober

Lauren B Strober
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East Hanover, New Jersey 07936

  • Research Article
    Well-Being and Perceived Health in Multiple Sclerosis (MS): The Role of Personality
    Author(s): Lauren B StroberLauren B Strober

    Objectives: Personality is known to have a substantial impact on health and overall well-being. Neuroticism, extraversion, and conscientiousness in particular have been shown to be strongly correlated with subjective well-being (SWB), psychological well-being (PWB), and overall health. The present study aimed to examine the role of personality and its relationship to SWB, PWB, and health in a multiple sclerosis (MS) sample. Methods: One hundred and seventy-two individuals with MS completed measures of personality, SWB, PWB, and health. Pearson correlations were conducted to examine the relationship among these factors. Results: Consistent with what has been shown in the general, healthy population personality has a strong correlation with many aspects of well-being and health. This was particularly true for neuroticism.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0389.1000205

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