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| Published: June 25, 2016

Personality Factors as Determinants of Coping Resources among Indian Air Force Officers

Rajni Verma

Scientist ‘E’, Institute of Flight Safety Indian Air Force, Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Y. K. Nagle

Scientist ‘F’, Defence Institute of Psychological Research, Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Rachana Ghosh

Junior Research Fellow, Defence Institute of Psychological Research, Delhi Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.131/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.131

ABSTRACT

Officers personality traits define he/she will respond in different situations. Officers in the Indian Air force face a variety of hazards in day to day life. To face these hazards they use different coping styles which in turn influence their performance. No studies have been conducted in the Indian Air force scenario on coping styles of officers. Indian Airforce officers (N=303) undergoing course at Institute of flight safety took part in this study. They were administered CRI (coping resource inventory) of 60 items and NEO-PIR of 260 items by the first author. The present study revealed a significant correlation between personality factors and coping styles of officers. Regression analysis predicted Extraversion and Neuroticism affected the coping resources among the officers.

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Rajni Verma @ rajni.libra2004@yahoo.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.131/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.131

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016

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