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      Aging Anxiety and Personality Traits Among Taiwanese Undergraduates

      Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal
      Scientific Journal Publishers Ltd

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          In this study the relationship between anxiety about aging and personality traits in a Taiwanese population was examined. One hundred and seventy-six college students completed the Anxiety About Aging Scale (Lasher & Faulkender, 1993) and the Big Five Inventory, Taiwan version (Chen, 2004). Results showed that personality traits (neuroticism, urgency, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness) significantly correlated with overall aging anxiety. The 4 dimensions of anxiety about aging were related differentially to various personality traits.

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          Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal
          soc behav pers
          Scientific Journal Publishers Ltd
          0301-2212
          November 01 2009
          November 01 2009
          : 37
          : 10
          : 1385-1389
          Article
          10.2224/sbp.2009.37.10.1385
          4ed7c473-779b-4d08-964f-28776f950599
          © 2009
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