Personality

An exploratory randomised controlled trial using short messaging service to facilitate insulin administration in young adults with type 1 diabetes.

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Feb 15, 2013

This exploratory randomised controlled trial examined the effectiveness of a novel short messaging service intervention underpinned by the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) in improving insulin administration in young adults with type 1 diabetes and the role of moderating variables.

Personality and self-esteem as predictors of young people's technology use.

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Dec 16, 2008

We examined the role of personality and self-esteem in university students' (N = 200) use of communication technologies. More disagreeable individuals spent increased time on calls, whereas extraverted and neurotic individuals reported increased time spent text messaging.

Compliance to a cell phone-based ecological momentary assessment study: the effect of time and personality characteristics.

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Sep 05, 2012

Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method that is now widely used to study behavior and mood in the settings in which they naturally occur. It maximizes ecological validity and avoids the limitations of retrospective self-reports. Compliance patterns across time have not been studied.

Pursuing happiness in everyday life: the characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers.

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Dec 12, 2012

Although the last decade has witnessed mounting research on the development and evaluation of positive interventions, investigators still know little about the target population of such interventions: happiness seekers.

Trait anxiety moderates the impact of performance pressure on salivary cortisol in everyday life.

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Mar 14, 2006

Stress and negative affective states are associated with cortisol in everyday life. However, it remains unclear what types of stressors and which affective states yield these associations, and the effect of trait anxiety is unknown.