The Hardy Personality

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  • 1. 
    Which of these are common characteristics of someone with a Hardy personality?
    • A. 

      Control, Commitment, Challenge

    • B. 

      Denial, Commitment, Love

    • C. 

      Distraction, Challenge, Aggressive

  • 2. 
    Who proposed the hardy personality?
    • A. 

      Kobasa

    • B. 

      Kobasa and Maddi

    • C. 

      Myrtek

    • D. 

      Ragland and Brand

  • 3. 
    The hardy personality encourages...
    • A. 

      High psychological distress

    • B. 

      High illness rates

    • C. 

      Resilience to illness

    • D. 

      CHD

  • 4. 
    Who did Lifton et al (2006) find to have a low score in the hardiness personality?
    • A. 

      Builders

    • B. 

      University graduates

    • C. 

      University drop outs

    • D. 

      Teachers

  • 5. 
    Bartone (1999) found that a high hardiness score benefited...
    • A. 

      Psychologists

    • B. 

      Nursery school students

    • C. 

      Scottish people

    • D. 

      Military units

  • 6. 
    Which two of the following is a problem of data measurement for the hardy personality?
    • A. 

      Use of self-reports/questionnaires

    • B. 

      Positively worded items

    • C. 

      Negatively worded items

    • D. 

      Heart rate

  • 7. 
    The hardy personality provides a defence against...
    • A. 

      The positive effects of stress

    • B. 

      Heart attacks

    • C. 

      The negative effects of stress

    • D. 

      Pregnancy

  • 8. 
    People with a Hardy personality see life changes as...
    • A. 

      Very stressful events

    • B. 

      Problems to be overcome

    • C. 

      Scary events

    • D. 

      Something to embrace