This time-lagged study explores the role of the big-five factors of personality in predicting school loneliness in adolescent students. Personality data were gathered on 203 Israeli high-school students towards the beginning of the school year. Four months later, data were gathered on self-reported loneliness in school. Overall, these data support the conclusion that personality variables are meaningfully related to school-related loneliness in adolescents.Thus, consistent with our predictions, adolescents h…
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