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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

Study of High Risk Behaviors and their Association with Personality Factors

( Vol-2,Issue-6,June 2016 )

Author(s): Gholipour Soheyla, Pourasoul Rasoul

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Page No: 837-841
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Personality Trait, Risky Behaviors, Adolescents.


This paper focuses on studying the issue of risky behavior and its relation to personality factors in students. method: The sample included 100 students who were selected via cluster random sampling from among all students of the university. To collect data on Eysinck personality questionnaire and Iranian Adolescents Risk-taking Scale, Zuckerman sensation seeking inventory and Beck Depression Inventory was used .The data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. Finding: Pearson correlation coefficient showed that high-risk behavior personality traits of extraversion, neuroticism and psychosis-oriented, but a significant positive correlation with introversion personality characteristic and significant negative relationship. Multiple regression analysis showed that personality factors can be used to predict their risk behaviors. Conclusion: Considering the role of personality factors in high-risk tendency of people to different behavior.

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