Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35181
Type of publication: Article in conference proceedings in ISI Proceedings (P1a);Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje ISI Proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Psichologija (S006);Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Šmitas, Andrius
Title: Associations of positive personality characteristics with psychophysiological response to stressors: literature review
Is part of: ICCSBS 2017 [electronic resource]: 5th annual international conference on cognitive - social, and behavioural sciences, 9-11 January 2017, Brno, Czech Republic: proceedings / editors Zafer Bekirogullari, Melis Yagmur Minas, Roslind X. Thambusamy. London : Future Academy, 2017, Vol. 20
Extent: p. 226-231
Date: 2017
Keywords: Personality;Stressors;Altruism;Optimism;Spirituality;Psychological well-being
Abstract: Positive personality characteristics (e.g. hardiness) are important predictors of lower stress. However, it is not clear how positive personality characteristics affect physiological response to stressors. The purpose of this study is to review the existing evidence about how different positive personality characteristics, such as optimism, affect physiological response to psychosocial and physiological stressors in humans. Systemic analysis of empirical articles published 1996-2016 in PubMed, Sciencedirect, Medline, Health sources databases was performed. A search was conducted in abstracts of articles by keywords: stressor* AND physiolog* AND respon* AND trait*. Results revealed that positive personal characteristics, such as hardiness, self-esteem, social affiliation, ego resiliency, altruism, straightforwardness, optimism and spirituality predicted better response to psychosocial stressors. Altruism and straightforwardness predicted better response to physiological stressors. Optimism, psychological, emotional and social well-being does not predict better response to physiological stressors whereas hardiness, self-esteem, social affiliation, ego resiliency, altruism, straightforwardness, optimism and spirituality predict better response to psychosocial stressors. Altruism and straightforwardness predict a better response to physiological stressors unlike social, emotional, psychological well-being and optimism. Further research is needed to confirm importance of the specified positive personal characteristics for physiological and psychological response to different types of stressors
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35181
https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2017.01.02.23
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35181
Affiliation(s): Socialinių mokslų fakultetas
Psichologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:1. Straipsniai / Articles
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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