Self-consciousness and psychological distress: A study using the Greek SCS
Kokkinos, Constantinos M.
Place of publicationNetherlands
SourcePersonality and Individual Differences
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This study examined the psychometric properties and factor structure of the Greek Self-Consciousness Scale (SCS), and investigated the role of self-consciousness (SC), and personality in psychological distress. Factor analytic results partially supported the factor structure of the SCS. Self-consciousness, particularly the Self-reflectiveness aspect of private-SC, was widely implicated in psychological symptomatology. Neuroticism may exacerbate this association, whereas other aspects of personality, such as Openness and Extraversion may buffer the role of SC in distress. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)