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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: The position of authenticity within extant models of personality
Author(s): Maltby, John
Wood, Alex M
Day, Liz
Pinto, Diana G
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Keywords: Authenticity
Biological models of personality
Authenticity (Philosophy)
Issue Date: Feb-2012
Date Deposited: 22-Apr-2013
Citation: Maltby J, Wood AM, Day L & Pinto DG (2012) The position of authenticity within extant models of personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 52 (3), pp. 269-273.
Abstract: The aim of the current study was to explore where authenticity, derived from the humanistic tradition of psychology, was positioned within a number of extant models of personality. Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of data from four samples (total N = 1286) suggested that authenticity can be considered as loading on the Honesty-Humility factor of personality. These findings are discussed in terms of the wider theoretical overlaps between Honesty-Humility and psychological functioning as emphasised by the humanistic tradition of psychology.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.paid.2011.10.014
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