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IJPN 2018, 6(2): 41-49 Back to browse issues page
The Role of Dark Triad of Personality in Predicting Psychological Well-being and Humor Styles in Nurses
Elham Aghli , Ghasem Ahi , Ahmad Mansouri
Department of Psychology, Birjand Branch, Islamic Azad Uniuersity, Birjand, Iran , ahigh1356@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Nurses are one of the job groups that are exposed to stress, depression, anxiety and fatigue. Stress and depression reduce job performance and rupture personal relationships. This study was aimed to determine the role of dark triad of personality in psychological well-being and humor styles.
Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study, 332 nurses were selected among the public hospitals in Mashhad in 2016 by cluster sampling method. Participants completed the dark triad scale (Johnson & Webster, 2010), short form of Ryff's psychological well-being scale (2000) and humor styles questionnaire (Martin & et al., 2003). Data were analyzed by SPSS22 software and multiple regression analysis..
Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between dark triad of personality with psychological well-being and humor styles in nurses (P<0.01). Among the dark triad, machiavellianism and narcissism predict the psychological well-being (P<0.05). Also, dark triad of personality predict the humor styles in nurses (P<0.05).
Conclusions: Results showed that dark triad of personality an important role in predicting psychological well-being and humor styles in nurses. The results of this study indicate the importance, usefulness and application of the dark triad of personality in predicting individual differences in the evaluation, acceptance, and recruitment of nurses.
 
Keywords: Humor, Dark Triad, Nurse, Psychological Well-being
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/10/13 | Accepted: 2018/05/21 | Published: 2018/05/21
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Aghli E, Ahi G, Mansouri A. The Role of Dark Triad of Personality in Predicting Psychological Well-being and Humor Styles in Nurses. IJPN. 2018; 6 (2) :41-49
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