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Personality Among Swedish Long-Term Unemployed

Authors Alexandre Granjard
Erik Lindskär
Nigel Lester
Jeremy Jones
Patricia Rosenberg
Caroline Somp
Asmir Saljunovic
C. Robert Cloninger
Kevin M. Cloninger
Danilo Garcia
Published in 32nd Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Publication year 2020
Published at Department of Psychology
Language en
Keywords Character, Long-Term Unemployment, Temperament, Personality.
Subject categories Work Sciences, Psychology


As expected, compared to the normal population, the unemployed population scored one standard deviation higher in Harm Avoidance and lower in Self-directedness. Additionally, the analyses of personality profiles showed that 84.70% were high in Harm Avoidance, 65.30% low in Self-directedness, 38.30% low in Cooperativeness, and 49.50% low in Self- transcendence.

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