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Ghalebi Hajivand R. Investigating the role of mediators of humor styles in the relationship between spitefulness with the major dimensions of personality. CPAP. 2019; 17 (2) :77-87
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1417-en.html
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Aim: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the role of mediator of humorous styles in the relationship between spitefulness with  major dimensions of personality (HEXACO).
 Method:To examine this association, 200 people of male teachers' Gharakhak City were selected by cluster sampling and were tested with using self-report questionnaires'spitefulness(Markus et al, 2014), the major dimensions of personality (HEXACO-60) (Ashton & Lee, 2009)and humorous styles(Martin et al, 2003). Pearson correlation method and path analysis method were used to evaluate the relationship between variables. Results: The results of correlation between variables showed that there is a possitive correlation between spitefulness and aggressive humor and self-defeating humor styles and there is a negative correlation between spitefulness with affiliative humor and self-enhancing humor styles. emotionality was positively correlated with spitefulness and there was negative correlation between conscientiousness and oppeness with spitefulness. Honesty-Humility, Extroversion, Conscientiousness and oppeness with affiliative humor style  and there are a negatively relationship with aggressive and self-defeating humor styles. The results of path analysis showed that meaningful relationships between the major dimensions of personality and spitefulness if the role of mediating humor styles was eliminated.
Conclusion: The tendency of spiteful individuals to use negative humorous styles can lead to harm to self and others. These findings can be an important step in educating and promoting positive humor styles and empowerment of community members.
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