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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2020, 2(11); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2020.021112.

The Relationship between Neuroticism and Self-Esteem


Guo Yuxuan

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Guo Yuxuan

Faculty of Social Sciences University of Macau Macau, China


This paper studies the relationship between self-esteem and neuroticism of adolescents and young adulthood through RSE score and EPQ-R N score. The subjects were 99 young people aged 16 to 36 from China and the United States. By calculating the correlation coefficient r value with SPSS, it is concluded that people high score in neuroticism tend to have low score self-esteem, and the correlation between them is -0.587. Therefore, when helping people who are more likely to have strong emotional reactions or even irrational behaviors, we can consider trying to help each other improve their self-esteem so that it may help them reduce their neuroticism level.


Correlation study, Neuroticism, Self-esteem

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Guo Yuxuan. The Relationship between Neuroticism and Self-Esteem. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 11: 78-80. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2020.021112.


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