The Impact of Personality on Psychological Health and Occupational Burnout: the Mediating and Moderating Role of Psychological Capital

[Speaker] He, Zhifang:1
[Co-author] Chen, Shuiping:3, Liu, Jianping:2
1:School of Humanities, Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China (People's Republic of China)), 2:Institute of Psychology, Jiangxi Normal University (China (People's Republic of China)), 3:Institute of Education, Jiangxi Science & Technology Normal University (China (People's Republic of China))

In the fierce competition of modern society, psychological capital has played an critical role in keeping healthy and coping with difficulties. This research aims to explore how personality influences psychological health and occupational burnout through psychological capital. A survey was conducted with 560 teachers in two universities from a province in China. Questionnaires of EPQ, PCQ24, SCL90 and MBI-ES were rated by participants' self-report. The results revealed that: The psychological capital is at medium slant level, and the mental health and occupation burnout are at low level. There is a negative relationship between psychological capital, occupation burnout and psychological capital. And there is a positive relationship between mental health and occupation burnout. Furthermore, psychological capital plays an intermediary and regulatory role in the impact of personality on psychological health and occupational burnout. The research deepen the understanding for relationship of personality, psychological capital, psychological health and occupation burnout.
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