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Abbasi M, Mirderikvand F, Adavi H, Hojati M. The Relationship Between Personality Traits (Neuroticism and Extraversion) and Self-Efficacy With Aging Depression . Salmand: Iranian Journal of Ageing 2018; 12 (4) :458-466
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1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, University of Lorestan, Khoramabad, Iran. , abbasi.mohammad@hotmail.com
2- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, University of Lorestan, Khoramabad, Iran.
3- Unit of Technology and Human Resources, Ministry of Education, Harsin, Kermanshah, Iran.
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Objectives  This study aimed to analyze the relationship personality traits (neuroticism and extraversion) and self-efficacy with aging depression in retiree male teachers in Harsin City, Iran. 
Methods & Materials The present study followed a cross-sectional descriptive correlation method. In this research, a total of 173 retiree male teachers in Harsin were selected by random sampling method. Research tools included geriatric depression scale, NEO five-factor inventory and generalized self-efficacy scale. 
Results The obtained information was separately analyzed by Pearson correlation coefficient and regression. This research showed significant negative associations between aging depression with extraversion (r=-0.65, P<0.001), and self-efficacy (r=-0.66, P<0.001). There were also significant positive correlation between neuroticism (r=0.54, P<0.001) and aging depression. 
Conclusion Neuroticism can affect aging depression of retiree male teachers. And more extraversion and self-efficacy can result in decrease in depression of retiree male teachers.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2017/05/06 | Accepted: 2017/08/13 | Published: 2018/01/01

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