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Submitted: 2013-05-23
Accepted: 2013-05-23
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Personality and temperamental features vs. quality of life of Polish seafarers

Maria Jeżewska, Irena Leszczyńska, Marta Grubman-Nowak
International Maritime Health 2013;64(2):101-105.

open access

Vol 64, No 2 (2013)
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Published online: 2013-05-23
Submitted: 2013-05-23
Accepted: 2013-05-23

Abstract

In Poland seafarers are a significantly large occupational group and their work is highly burdening andhazardous. The environmental, physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial factors have a great impacton their quality of work and life. This report examines their quality of life and the relationship betweenquality of life, personality and temperament was evaluated. A total of 300 Polish seafarers took part inthis study. Their average age is 44. Incorporated methods used were: WHOQOL-BREF, a survey for peopleworking at sea, questionnaires: NEO-FFI and PTS. The results have shown that their quality of life is quitehigh. Polish seafarers show neuroticism below average and high extraversion. They are open, agreeableand scrupulous. Their power of stimulation and inhibition processes is correct.

Abstract

In Poland seafarers are a significantly large occupational group and their work is highly burdening andhazardous. The environmental, physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial factors have a great impacton their quality of work and life. This report examines their quality of life and the relationship betweenquality of life, personality and temperament was evaluated. A total of 300 Polish seafarers took part inthis study. Their average age is 44. Incorporated methods used were: WHOQOL-BREF, a survey for peopleworking at sea, questionnaires: NEO-FFI and PTS. The results have shown that their quality of life is quitehigh. Polish seafarers show neuroticism below average and high extraversion. They are open, agreeableand scrupulous. Their power of stimulation and inhibition processes is correct.
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Keywords

quality of life, quality of working life, work at sea, personality, temperament

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Title

Personality and temperamental features vs. quality of life of Polish seafarers

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 64, No 2 (2013)

Pages

101-105

Published online

2013-05-23

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2013;64(2):101-105.

Keywords

quality of life
quality of working life
work at sea
personality
temperament

Authors

Maria Jeżewska
Irena Leszczyńska
Marta Grubman-Nowak

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