| Published: September 30, 2019
Personality and Interpersonal Skills in College Youth
The present study aims to find out the relationship between big five personality traits and interpersonal relations among college youth. The sample (N-80, Male=40, Female=40)) was collected from both male and female students enrolled in various educational institutions in different districts of Kerala. The data was collected using the ten item personality inventory and the fundamental interpersonal relations orientation behavior scale. The results indicated that there is significant correlation between extroversion and interpersonal relations. Furthermore, there is significant gender difference in openness to experience, extroversion, agreeableness, and interpersonal relations among college youth. Findings of this study could be implied in educational settings to develop students into a better personality and to enhance their interpersonal relations so that both their personal and professional life could be secured.
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© 2019, P Viswanath
Received: May 09, 2019; Revision Received: September 25, 2019; Accepted: September 30, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019