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Features of Attitudes Toward Personality Traits in Adolescents

A. M. Mishkevich

The five-factor theory assumes that personality consists of innate traits and acquired characteristic adaptations. Attitude toward traits can be one of the varieties of characteristic adaptations. This study examines the features of attitudes toward traits in adolescents. As a result, it was found that the attitudes toward all traits significantly correlated with each other. Factor analysis of the scales of attitudes toward traits showed the presence of one factor that explained 65.32 % of the variance. All scales had a good level of internal consistency. Moderate correlations between conscientiousness, neuroticism and attitudes toward these traits were found. Strong correlations were found between extroversion, agreeableness, openness, and attitudes. Structural modeling has demonstrated that theoretical hypotheses about the relationship of traits and attitudes toward traits correspond to empirical data in general.

About the Authors

Mishkevich Arina Mikhailovna, Senior Lecturer, Department of Developmental Psychology, Perm State University, 15, Bukirev st., Perm, 614990, Russian Federation, e-mail: ArinaMishkevich@ya.ru

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Mishkevich A.M. Features of Attitudes Toward Personality Traits in Adolescents. The Bulletin of Irkutsk State University. Series Psychology, 2019, vol. 29, pp. 30-39. https://doi.org/10.26516/2304-1226.2019.29.30 (in Russian)

five factor theory, personality traits, attitudes toward traits, adolescents, personality

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