Sibship size and personality

Psychol Rep. 2010 Feb;106(1):231-2. doi: 10.2466/PR0.106.1.231-232.

Abstract

In a study of 330 Turkish undergraduate students, only children scored higher on measures of hopelessness and suicidality and seemed more concerned with interpersonal relationships.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Family Characteristics*
  • Female
  • Helplessness, Learned
  • Humans
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Male
  • Motivation
  • Only Child / psychology*
  • Personality Inventory / statistics & numerical data*
  • Psychometrics / statistics & numerical data
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Siblings / psychology*
  • Students / psychology
  • Suicide, Attempted / psychology
  • Turkey
  • Young Adult