The vegetarian diet and its relations with the personality of women

Aldona Kozioł

University of Opole

Katarzyna Błońska

University of Opole
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7210-777X


Abstrakt

Purpose

The purpose of this study was to determine if vegans, vegetarians, and traditional eaters differ in personality traits and levels of directive behavior.

Method

A study involving 1075 women was conducted. Subjects were tested using the Ray's Directiveness Questionnaire (1981) and the TIPI-PL scale (Sorokowska et al., 2014) constructed to measure Big Five traits.

Results

The results showed that women who eat a vegan diet are characterized by highest level of openness to experience. On the other hand, the lowest is represented by the respondents.The results showed that women who eat a vegan diet have the highest level of openness to experience.

Conclusions

Women on traditional diets present higher levels of conscientiousness in contrast to women on plant-based diets. The highest level of directiveness was obtained by the subjects respondents following a traditional diet.


Słowa kluczowe:

vegetarianism, veganism, personality, directiveness

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Kozioł, A., & Błońska, K. (2021). The vegetarian diet and its relations with the personality of women. Przegląd Psychologiczny, 64(4), 167–176. https://doi.org/10.31648/przegldpsychologiczny.7888

Aldona Kozioł 
University of Opole
Katarzyna Błońska 
University of Opole
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7210-777X



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