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moghtader L, Asadi Majareh S. The relationship between social support and the personality traits of Extroversion and Neuroticism and psychological well-being in women with chronic pain . JAP 2019; 9 (4) :29-40
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5412-en.html
1- Psychology Department, Islamic Azad University of Rasht , moghtaderleila@yahoo.com
2- Psychology Department, Islamic Azad University of Rasht
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 Aims and background: Living with chronic pain can cause a great deal of mental and emotional stress. Objective: The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between social support and the personality traits of extroversion and neuroticism and psychological well-being in patients with chronic pain referred to specialized clinics in the city of Rasht. Materials and methods: The present study is descriptive and shows a correlation. The study sample included 150 women with pain chronic. They were selected from female and male patients with chronic pain that received treatment in the Clinic of Chronic Pain and Hospital in Rasht. To evaluate the variables, NEO personality traits, Filips social support and Riyf Psychological well-being questionnaires were employed. In order to analyze the data, the statistical methods of Spearman correlation and regression analysis were used. Findings: The results showed that there was a positive and significant correlation between psychological wellbeing in women with chronic pain and extroversion and social support (P<0/01). There is a reverse and significant correlation between neuroticism and psychological well-being (P>0/01). Also, the results of the regression analysis showed that the variables of neuroticism, extroversion and social support predicted 74% of the changes in psychological well-being (P>0/01). Conclusion: Therefore, with the planned curriculum in order to improve the psychological well-being and personality traits in these women with chronic pain we should work to improve their social support.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Special
Received: 2018.10.5 | Accepted: 2018.11.2 | Published: 2019.02.15

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