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Swedish Priests’ Character, Resilience and Subjective Well-Being

Authors Erica Schϋtz
Kevin M. Cloninger
Max Rapp-Ricciardi
Erik Lindskär
Lil Carleheden Ottosson
Ali Al Nima
Henrik Anckarsäter
C. Robert Cloninger
Danilo Garcia
Published in 30th APS Annual Convention. San Francisco, CA, USA: 24-27 May 2018
Publication year 2018
Published at Department of Psychology
Centre for Ethics, Law, and Mental Health
Language en
Links https://www.psychologicalscience.or...
Keywords Character, Personality, Resilience, Swedish Priests, Well-Being.
Subject categories Psychology, Work Sciences, Psychology of religion


Swedish priests, as a group, were high-average in self-directedness, high in cooperativeness, and high in self-transcendence. Self-directedness was associated to resilience and different measures of subjective well-being. Nevertheless, there was a large variation in character profiles that might have important implications for priests’ institutional roles and overall health.

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