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elahi T, bamdadi sibani M, shirmohammadi F. Social- emotional loneliness in extroverts and introverts with due attention to the role of perceived social support. CPAP. 2019; 17 (1) :11-21
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1309-en.html
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Introduction: personality characteristics are one of the effective factors on individual differences that can be have important role on gathering other ҆s support or loneliness. Aim of present research was study of social- emotional loneliness in extrovert and introvert personalities with due attention to the role of kinds of perceived social support.

Method: Research was done in scientific- comparing research method. At first, 200 students of university of Zanjan selected in convenient method and replied Eysenk Personality Inventory (EPI). Students with far-out scores on introversion- extroversion continuum were identified and fulfilled perceived social support and social- emotional loneliness questionnaires (MSPSS and SELSA_S).

Results: analyzing results by using MANOVA indicated extroverts have been reported less loneliness and more levels of social support perception. The results of regression analysis in introverts indicated friends ҆ and family ҆s supports are significant predictors of social and family loneliness, respectively. The same analysis in extroverts showed perceived social support from important people, friends and family are significant predictors of emotional, social and family loneliness, respectively.

 Conclusion: The results argued relations with family, friends and the other meaningful people are essential for people ҆s health and lack of received supports of each of them can lead loneliness. So, suitable techniques for communicating and fascinating should be thought based on each person characteristics in order to prevent them from loneliness.

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