THE COMPARISON OF THE PERSONALITY TYPES WITH LEVEL OF ANXIETY IN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF DIFFERENT MAJORS
Asgari, Y. and Abdullah, A.S., University of Putra , Malaysia
In order to compare the different personality types with the level of anxiety among students with different majors, 103 Iranian undergraduate students were examined. Subjects completed Cattell Anxiety Scale and Eysenck Personality Questionnaire. The purpose of this study was to investigate the students' level of anxiety in two main courses including social and technical sciences regarding their personality types. The results indicated significant differences between E and N scales in level of anxiety among students in two different courses of study. On the Extraversion scale, significant score differences appeared; male students studying in technical science scored high in extroversion and had lower level of anxiety. There was also found differences in Neuroticism levels across gender. Female students of social science scored high in neuroticism and had greater level of anxiety.