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Assessment Profile of the Strength and Weakness of Candidates into Religious Life
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Volume 2, 2015
Issue 3 (June)
Pages: 92-97   |   Vol. 2, No. 3, June 2015   |   Follow on         
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Authors
[1]
Ifeacho C. I., Department of Psychology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
[2]
Aroyewun B. A., Clinical Services Department, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Benin-city, Edo State, Nigeria.
[3]
Ndukaihe I., Department of Psychology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
Abstract
The current investigation evaluated psychological and personality profiles of applicants into Roman Catholic religious order. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 was administered to 115 applicants between 2011and 2013.Descriptive and analytical statistics was used to analyze data. There were no significant differences on gender on the MMPI-2 scales among the applicants. Results indicated that these applicants were generally well-adjusted as well as socially responsible and interpersonally sensitive. Findings also suggest some tendency for defensiveness and repression. Furthermore, dealing with perceived stress, anxiety and somatic complaints such as chronic pains and headache may also be a concern for many of these applicants.
Keywords
Assessment Profile, Strength, Weakness, Candidates, Religious Life
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