June 30, 2019
Personality Traits as a Correlates of Sleep Quality among Young Adults
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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Khanwani. G. (2019). Personality Traits as a Correlates of Sleep Quality among Young Adults. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 7(2), 738-747. DIP:18.01.089/20190702, DOI:10.25215/0702.089
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