Rui C. Campos, docente do departamento de psicologia, publica na revista Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic

Henriques-Calado, J., Duarte-Silva, M. E., Campos, R. C., Sacoto, C., Keong, A. M., & Junqueira, D. (2013). Predicting relatedness and self-definition depressive experiences in aging women based on personality traits: A preliminary study. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 77(3), 269-288.


As part of the research relating personality and depression, this study seeks to predict depressive experiences in aging women according to Sidney Blatt's perspective based on the Five-Factor Model of Personality. The NEO-Five Factor Inventory and the Depressive Experiences Questionnaire were administered. The domains Neuroticism, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness predicted self-criticism, explaining 68% of the variance; the domains Neuroticism and Extraversion predicted dependency, explaining 62% of the variance. The subfactors Neediness and Connectedness were differently related to personality traits. These findings are relevant to the research relating personality and anaclitic / introjective depressive experiences in late adulthood.


Publicado em 24.09.2013