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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic impacted both the physical and psychological aspects of people's lives. Personality traits are one of the factors that explain the diverse responses to stressful situations. This study aimed to investigate whether five-factor and maladaptive personality traits are associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms, suicide risk, self-reported COVID-19 symptoms, and preventive behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic, comprehensively.

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Personality and Individual Differences


International Society for the Study of IndividualVolume 176

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COVID-19_Teaching, Learning & Research_2021_05_10

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Morgan D. Stosic, Shelby Helwig, Mollie A. Ruben, Greater belief in science predicts mask-wearing behavior during COVID-19, Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 176, 2021,110769.

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