How neuroticism affects exercise addiction?

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Secondly, Neuroticism produced a significant positive relationship with exercise addiction, which was consistent with the hypothesis and findings of Hausenblas & Giacobbi’s. Costa and McCrae found that neuroticism traits correlate strongly with negative effects. Individuals with high neuroticism display heightened feelings of anxiety, frustration, jealousy and anger. They also show poor stress reaction and tend to act irrationally in situations. Thus, it is potentially possible that individuals reporting high levels of neuroticism may use exercise to enhance their self-esteem, reduce anxiety and additionally use it as an unstable coping...
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