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Quality of life and personality of militaries

(2014) Quality of life and personality of militaries. Advances in Environmental Biology. pp. 54-60. ISSN 19950756 (ISSN)

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Object: Because of the need to assess and identify factors affecting quality of life on the one hand and the importance of identifying the personality characteristics in military life on the other hand, this study predicts quality of life and the personality characteristics of military forces. Method: thus, in a correlational design 190 Military forces were selected as a statistical sample. Instruments included the World Health Organization Quality of Lifeshort form (WHOQOL-Breif)and the NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R). Results: The results showed in millitary forces, quality of life increased with enhanced military-grade, work experience, income level and age of the subjects. In addition, high scores on extroversion, openness, agreeableness, and consciousness, is associated with improved quality of life for military personnel. The results of stepwise regression showed that extroversion, neuroticism, income, consciousness and work experience overall 34.9 of quality of life. Conclusions: These results suggest that it is necessary to enhance the quality of life of military personnel not only according to income, but also to correct certain personality traits and psychological measures, including measures of neuroticism and extraversion and consciousness features must be taken into consideration. © 2014 AENSI Publisher All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Consciousness Extroversion Military forces Personality traits Quality of life
Page Range: pp. 54-60
Journal or Publication Title: Advances in Environmental Biology
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 8
Number: 11 SPE
ISSN: 19950756 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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