Personality factors and symptom reporting at baseline in collegiate athletes

Victoria C. Merritt, Amanda R. Rabinowitz, Peter Andrew Arnett

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between personality and symptom reporting at baseline in collegiate athletes. Participants were 759 athletes who completed the Post-Concussion Symptom Scale and NEO-Five Factor Inventory. Results showed that neuroticism and agreeableness personality dimensions were predictive of athletes symptom reports at baseline.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-50
Number of pages6
JournalDevelopmental Neuropsychology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2 2015


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Medicine(all)

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