Tag Archives: Psychology

Sense of Coherence (SOC-13)

Salutogenesis is a term coined by sociologist Aaron Antonovsky. The term describes a medical approach focusing on factors that support human health and well-being, rather than on factors that cause disease (pathogenesis). More specifically, the salutogenic model is concerned with the relationship between health, stress, and coping. The concept of sense of coherence (SOC) was also put forward by

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Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI)

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion

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