Linking Social Axioms with Behavioral Indicators and Personality in Romania

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This study examined the relationship between the social axioms identified by the SAS (Social Axioms Survey, Leung et al., 2002) and various dispositions of personality and behavioral outcomes. Specifically, in this study, the SAS is related to a conjoint effort of the California Psychological Inventory (Gough & Bradley, 1996), the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), and the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI-2), these evaluations being especially prone to elicit interesting results when brought into relation with social axioms. Behavioral indicators fall into three different areas: (a) cooperative relationships (self-reports of interpersonal conflict, teamwork, and participative decision making and self-reports of number of friends), (b) health and safety behaviors (Type A Behavior Pattern, self-reports of general health, of medication intake, visits to doctor, and of counseling sessions), and (c) life satisfaction.


Social axioms personality traits behaviors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyTitu Maiorescu UniversityRomania
  2. 2.National School for Political and Administrative StudiesRomania

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