This is the Neuroticism Page


Neuroticism is considered one of the “Big 5” personality traits, along with extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness and openness to experience. According to a

2009 article in the journal American Psychologist, neuroticism refers to “tendencies to respond with negative emotions to threat, frustration, or loss.” In other words? Neurotics don’t exactly roll with the punches. And that can affect more than attitude and mood. In studies, neuroticism has been associated with negative health outcomes, including increased risk of mental conditions and physical health problems, as well as decreased occupational and marital satisfaction