publication . Article . 2015

Adolescent Personality: Associations With Basal, Awakening, and Stress-Induced Cortisol Responses

Spencer R. Baker; James B. Victor; Anthony L. Chambers; Charles F. Halverson;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2015
  • Country: Netherlands
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the associations between personality facets and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis functioning. Previous studies have mainly focussed on stress-induced HPA-axis activation. We hypothesized that other characteristics of HPA-axis functioning would have a stronger association with personality based on the neuroendocrine literature. Data (n = 343) were used from the TRacking Adolescents' Individual Lives Survey (TRAILS), a large prospective cohort study of Dutch adolescents. We studied the association between facets of Neuroticism, Extraversion, and Conscientiousness and basal cortisol, the cortisol awakenin...
Medical Subject Headings: endocrine systemhormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists
free text keywords: PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS, INDIVIDUAL-LIVES SURVEY, UNDER-THE-CURVE, PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS, PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESS, 5-FACTOR MODEL, SOCIAL STRESS, ENVIRONMENTAL-INFLUENCES, COGNITIVE APPRAISAL, GENETIC INFLUENCES, Social Psychology, Conscientiousness, Cortisol awakening response, Personality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Psychology, Basal (phylogenetics), Big Five personality traits, Neuroticism, Developmental psychology, Extraversion and introversion, Discriminant validity, Alternative five model of personality, Content validity, Personality Assessment Inventory, Construct validity, Confirmatory factor analysis
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