What are the relationships between neuroticism and gender?

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In terms of the relationship between neuroticism and gender, only females displayed a significant positive relationship with exercise addiction. This provides support for Costa, Terracciano & McCrae and Michael & Furnham, who found that females were significantly more neurotic than males. More so, in males the heritability of neuroticism declines from adolescence to adults, however, in females, the heritability is high in adolescence and adulthood. A valid explanation for this could be related to societal pressures relating to appearance,...
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