Models of Personality Critique Essays
Annette Renee Daggit
PSY: 330 Theories of Personality
Professor Karen Osterholm
May 20, 2013
I am interested in learning more about Neuroticism: “Neuroticism is a fundamental personality trait in the study of psychology characterized by anxiety, moodiness, worry, envy and jealousy. Individuals who score high on neuroticism are more …show more content…
A theory of this model would be a final set of analyses examined whether personality characteristics (harm avoidance, novelty seeking, and antisocial personality) moderated relations between mood states and substance use assessed in daily life. These analyses were performed in HLM, and involved adding each personality characteristic on the mood−substance use slopes. Models were estimated separately for alcohol and cannabis use, and each personality variable was entered in a separate model.
The results: prospective self-medication analyses consisted of 212 individuals who generated a total of 4,682 ambulatory monitoring assessments with complete data on all mood and substance