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Chapter 3: Personality, Wellbeing and Wellbeing Interventions

Personality, Wellbeing and Wellbeing Interventions

Personality, wellbeing and wellbeing interventions
Jack Evans Helen Brewis Ivan Robertson

Introduction

Personality is an area of human psychology that has received a considerable amount of attention from scholars. It is also an area that has attracted the interest of practitioners. Scholars have investigated the structure and dynamics of personality and relationships between personality and various other factors, including performance at work, health behaviour and psychological wellbeing. Practitioners have taken and used the results of personality research to develop processes for selection and assessment, behaviour change and other aspects of organizational behaviour.

Many models of the structure of personality have been developed but for the last two decades or so ...

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