Year: 1993 Source: Psychological Reports, v.73, no.2, (October 1993), p.506 SIEC No: 19931042

Leenaars et al published a 16-item inventory of myths & facts about suicide. This inventory was administered to 157 college students together with the short form of the Maudsley Personality Inventory to measure Extraversion & Neuroticism. Scores on the myths inventory were not significantly association with scores for extraversion or neuroticism. In this sample, accuracy of knowledge about suicide was not related to estimates of the 2 personality characteristics as measured by this brief test.