A study of tendency to substance abuse and addiction based on the five-factor model of personality
Author(s):
Abstract:
Introduction
The relationship between personality characteristics and substance use has been shown in varies studies. However, it is little known about the mechanisms through which personality could impact addiction tendency and substance use experience. Therefore, the present study investigated in frame of a model the role of five factor model of personality in addiction tendency and substance use experience.
Materials And Methods
The number of 300 (124 mal and 176 female) students were selected through available sampling from Kharazmi university and were assessed employing NEO Personality Questionnaire and addiction tendency Questionnaire. Data were analyzed based on correlation tests and path analysis using SPSS and Mplus softwares.
Results
Result showed that all of personality factors have significant correlation at least with one of addiction tendency and/or substance use variables. The suggested model had excellent fitness with data. Neuroticism directly (β=0.10, P
Conclusion
Although all of personality characteristics had a kind of association with addiction tendency and substance use, the role of neuroticism, extraversion, and conscientiousness is more prominent and future studies on the relationship between personality and substance should be more focused on these variables.
Language:
Persian
Published:
personality and individual differences, Volume:5 Issue: 13, 2016
Pages:
33 to 49
magiran.com/p1720752  
دانلود و مطالعه متن این مقاله با یکی از روشهای زیر امکان پذیر است:
اشتراک شخصی
با عضویت و پرداخت آنلاین حق اشتراک یک‌ساله به مبلغ 990,000ريال می‌توانید 70 عنوان مطلب دانلود کنید!
اشتراک سازمانی
به کتابخانه دانشگاه یا محل کار خود پیشنهاد کنید تا اشتراک سازمانی این پایگاه را برای دسترسی نامحدود همه کاربران به متن مطالب تهیه نمایند!
توجه!
  • حق عضویت دریافتی صرف حمایت از نشریات عضو و نگهداری، تکمیل و توسعه مگیران می‌شود.
  • پرداخت حق اشتراک و دانلود مقالات اجازه بازنشر آن در سایر رسانه‌های چاپی و دیجیتال را به کاربر نمی‌دهد.
In order to view content subscription is required

Personal subscription
Subscribe magiran.com for 50 € euros via PayPal and download 70 articles during a year.
Organization subscription
Please contact us to subscribe your university or library for unlimited access!