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| Published: June 30, 2019

Personality Traits as a Correlates of Sleep Quality among Young Adults

Geeta Khanwani

Student, Dept. of Psychology, Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.089/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.089

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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between big five personality traits (extraversion, openness, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism) and sleep quality among young adults. A survey was conducted using an assessment battery consisted of demographic information form, The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and Brief Big-Five Personality Inventory-10 (BFI-10). Data were collected from a total of 160 participants, out of which 154 complete questionnaires were included for the study. The remaining were incomplete to the extent that they had to be rejected. The sample comprised of 75 male and 79 female students pursuing various undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses from a multidisciplinary university in Jaipur. The age range of the sample was between 18 to 25 years. After the administration of assessment, battery scoring was done as per the manual and raw data was statistically analyzed using SPSS version 20. The results of Pearson correlation revealed a significant finding. Sleep quality showed significantly negative relation with agreeableness whereas it showed significantly positive relation with neuroticism personality traits among males, females and young adults (higher scores indicate poor sleep quality).
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.089/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.089

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019

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