Personality and positive psychology

Navjot Bhullar, Nicola S. Schutte, Helen J. Wall

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

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Personality is a dynamic organization that underlies a person's characteristic ways of thinking, feeling. and behaving. The five-factor model has been widely used to conceptualize Big Five personality dimensions, which are associated with a variety of positive psychological characteristics, including well-being, psychological capital (HERO) resources, emotional intelligence, gratitude, self-compassion, grit, mindfulness, and character strengths. Personality traits are also linked to positive social influence that relate to effective persuasive communication strategies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley encyclopedia of personality and individual differences
Subtitle of host publicationVolume IV: clinical, applied, and cross-cultural research
EditorsBernardo J. Carducci , Christopher S. Nave , Jeffrey S. Mio , Ronald E. Riggio
Place of PublicationUSA
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781119547181
ISBN (Print)9781119057475
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2020


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