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A Comparative Study of Personality and Coping Strategy Among Burns and Normal Population


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1 Department of Psychology, Arts, Commerce & Science College, Lasalgaon, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
     

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A sample of 80 (40 burns & 40 normal population) from Pune city was selected to study relationship between personality and coping styles among convalescing burns and normal population. The tools used for the present study were 'NEO-Five Factor Inventory' by Costa and McCrae (1992) and 'Ways of Coping Questionnaire' by Lazarus and Folkman (1980). Statistical analysis was done with help of SPSS 18 with appropriate statistical methods like 't' test and Pearson product moment correlation. The obtained results show that there were differences on five factors of personality and coping styles among convalescing burn patients and normal population.

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Five Factors of Personality, Coping Strategy, Burn Patients.
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Dinesh Naik
Department of Psychology, Arts, Commerce & Science College, Lasalgaon, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Abstract


A sample of 80 (40 burns & 40 normal population) from Pune city was selected to study relationship between personality and coping styles among convalescing burns and normal population. The tools used for the present study were 'NEO-Five Factor Inventory' by Costa and McCrae (1992) and 'Ways of Coping Questionnaire' by Lazarus and Folkman (1980). Statistical analysis was done with help of SPSS 18 with appropriate statistical methods like 't' test and Pearson product moment correlation. The obtained results show that there were differences on five factors of personality and coping styles among convalescing burn patients and normal population.

Keywords


Five Factors of Personality, Coping Strategy, Burn Patients.