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The Prevalence of Resilience Profiles (Harm Avoidance, Persistence, and Self-directedness) among Swedish Newly Graduated Nurses

Authors Marko Mihailovic
Clara Amato
Erik Lindskär
Ali Al Nima
Jonas Kullberg
Marie Kullving
Sverker Sikström
Kevin M. Cloninger
C. Robert Cloninger
Danilo Garcia
Published in 32nd Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois, USA
Publication year 2020
Published at Department of Psychology
Language en
Keywords Character, Temperament, Nurses, Personality, Person-Centered Care, Resilience, Well-Being.
Subject categories Psychology


About 26% of the Swedish population has a resilient personality profile: low Harm Avoidance (i.e., relaxed, confident, and optimistic), high Persistence (i.e., industrious, perseverant, and hard-working), and high Self-Directedness (i.e., responsible, reliable, self-acceptant, goal-oriented, and resourceful). However, only 4.70% of newly graduated nurses had this specific personality profile.

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