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Neuroticism


A person, who scores high on neuroticism,  worries a lot,  is easily upset,  reacts to stress with negative emotional responses.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/theory-knowledge/201211/when-are-you-neurotic https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2792076/


Neurotic minds may be more creative, because they will tend to dwell on problems more.

http://www.livescience.com/52051-why-creative-geniuses-are-neurotic.html http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/02/myth-of-the-neurotic-creative/471447


Healthy neurotic people somehow find a way to channel the stress and anxiety they have to motivate them to do good work.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/09/healthy-neuroticism_n_5035297.html


Being high in neuroticism may sometimes have a protective effect, perhaps by making people more vigilant about their health.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/afps-nmp072017.php http://www.medicaldaily.com/neurotic-behavior-isnt-always-bad-long-youre-poor-health-420535


Ideas for neurotic people who have difficulty handling stress:  Communicate your emotions.  Drain the ”anger container.”

http://sloanreview.mit.edu/the-magazine/2012-spring/53312/how-to-become-a-better-leader/


Neurotic people find it more restorative to walk on a sidewalk in a city than being in traditionally calm environments such as a forest.

http://qz.com/689894/neurotic-then-nothing-is-more-stressful-than-peace-and-quiet-research-shows/


People with low levels of neuroticism find it easier to remain calm and are less affected by stressful events.

https://www.psychologistworld.com/personality/neuroticism-personality-trait


Idea for people who score low on neuroticism and handle stress well: Note for yourself why something will work, and why it may not work.

http://sloanreview.mit.edu/the-magazine/2012-spring/53312/how-to-become-a-better-leader/

Neuroticism  

Research about neuroticism, one of the big five personality traits.

Neuroticism  

Research about neuroticism, one of the big five personality traits.

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