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Distinguishing between demoralization and specific personality traits in clinical assessment with the NEO-PI-R

Noordhof, Arjen; Sellbom, Martin; Eigenhuis, Annemarie; Kamphuis, Jan


Demoralization, a nonspecific unpleasant state that is common in clinical practice, has been identified as a potential source of nonspecificity in the assessment of personality and psychopathology. The aim of this research was to distinguish between Demoralization and specific personality traits in a widely used measure of personality: the Neuroticism-Extraversion-Openness Personality Inventory-Revised (NEOPI- R). NEO-PI-R and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 questionnaires were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychological Assessment
DOI: 10.1037/pas0000067


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