Midlife Development Inventory

MIDI Personality Trait Scales
Revised MIDI Personality Scales
a)    Outgoing
b)   Helpful
c)    Moody
d)    Organized
e)    Self- confident
f)     Friendly
g)    Warm
h)    Worrying
i)     Responsible
j)     Forceful
k)    Lively
l)     Caring
m) Nervous
n)    Creative
o)   Assertive
p)   Hardworking
q)    Imaginative
r)     Softhearted
s)    Calm
t)     Outspoken
u)    Intelligent
v)    Curious
w)   Active
x)    Careless
y)    Broad-minded
z)    Sympathetic
aa)Talkative
bb)Sophisticated
cc) Adventurous
dd)Dominant
ee)Thorough
 
Neuroticism (alpha 0.74); Extraversion(alpha0.78); Openness to Experience(alpha 0.77); Conscientiousness(alpha 0.58); Agreeableness (alpha 0.80); and Agency(alpha 0.79)
 
1-A LOT‚ 2-SOME‚ 3- A LITTLE‚ 4- NOT AT ALL
Neuroticism (c‚ h‚ m‚ s); Extraversion(a‚ f‚ k‚ w‚ aa); Openness to Experience(n‚ q‚ u‚ v‚ y‚ bb‚ cc) ; Conscientiousness(d‚ I‚ p‚ x); Agreeableness (b‚ g‚ l‚ r‚ z); and Agency(e‚ j‚ o‚ t‚ dd)
 
 

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