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The mediating effect of appraisal on the relationship between neuroticism and coping during an anagram-solving task: A goodness-of-fit hypothesis perspective

Boyes, Mark E.; French, Davina

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Using the goodness-of-fit hypothesis as a theoretical rationale, the current study examined whether stressor appraisals mediate the relationship between neuroticism and coping strategy use in the context of an anagram-solving task. One hundred and eight undergraduate students (65 female; 43 male) completed a neuroticism scale, attempted an anagram-solving task, and then completed brief measures of task appraisal and situational coping. In accordance with the goodness-of-fit hypothesis,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38224
Source: Personality and Individual Differences
DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2012.03.037

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