ISSN 2071-8594

Russian academy of sciences

Editor-in-Chief

Gennady Osipov

J.M. Kuznetsova Predictors of aggressiveness indicators

Abstract.

The article presents the results of the analysis of relationships between indicators of aggressiveness determined by a Russian version BPAQ techniques (physical aggression, anger and hostility), on the one hand, and a number of other personality and cognitive characteristics. The sample size was 205 people (average age of 28.4). Using multiple regression method revealed that the propensity to seek social support as coping strategy (Ways of Coping Questionnaire) is a negative predictor of physical aggression (p = 0.05). As predictors of anger are the experience of omnipotence in communication (Personal Myth Questionnaire, p = 0.03) and intolerance to an unsolvable problems (Tolerance to Uncertainty Scale, p = 0,05). Hostility is determined by the search for social support (Ways of Coping Questionnaire, p = 0.01) and a tendency to manipulation in interpersonal relationships (Narcissistic Personality Traits Questionnaire, p = 0.03).

Keywords:

aggressiveness, personality traits, cognitive characteristics, regression analysis.

PP. 74-77

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