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J Research Health 2017, 7(6): 1086-1093 Back to browse issues page
Role of big five personality traits in obsessive-compulsive disorder and sleep quality among students
Mohammad Ali Fardin , Roghieh Nooripour , Mahmoud Shirazi , Ali Farnam , Ali Arab
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Obsessive-compulsive and sleep disorders are among the most common disorders in general population and therefore aim of present study was to determine role of personality traits in predicting obsessive-compulsive disorder and sleep quality among dormitory students. The participants included 277 university students that were selected randomly. Goldberg big five personality inventory-short form, maudsley obsessive-compulsive inventory, and pittsburgh sleep quality index were used to collect data. The results indicated positive relationship between neuroticism and high obsessive-compulsive disorder among university students and openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness were correlated with low obsessive-compulsive disorder. Additionally, neuroticism was related to low sleep quality and conscientiousness, openness, agreeableness and extraversion were correlated with high sleep quality among university students. In continue, results of stepwise regression analysis revealed that neuroticism, openness, extraversions and agreeableness altogether predicted 0.53 of the variance in obsessive-compulsive disorder and conscientiousness, openness, and extraversion altogether predicted 0.54 of the variance in sleep quality among university students living in dormitories. The results obtained from the present study demonstrated that personality traits play a significant role in determining obsessive-compulsive disorder and sleep quality among university students.

Keywords: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Personality, Students
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health system
Received: 2015/11/11 | Accepted: 2016/06/18 | Published: 2017/10/28
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Fardin M A, Nooripour R, Shirazi M, Farnam A, Arab A. Role of big five personality traits in obsessive-compulsive disorder and sleep quality among students. J Research Health. 2017; 7 (6) :1086-1093
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