Differentiation of Self : The Human between his / her rationality and Emotionality


The study measured and examined the relationship of self-differentiation with the main personality factors: neuroticism, extinctions, openness, acceptability and conscience, and a series of patterns of the utmost importance of personality: authoritarianism, narcissism, borderline, histrionic, dependency and avoidance. The Drake 2011 Differentiation of Self Inventory-Short Form DSI-SF, the Muck, Hell & Gosling 2007 Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI) , and the Right-Wing Authoritarian Personality Scale RWA of Mavor, Louis & Sibley 2010, Henderson & Cheek 2013 Narcissistic Personality, and borderline, histrionic, dependency and avoidance scales from International Personality Disorder Examination IPDE of Langeranger, Janca & Sarlorius, 1997, on a sample of 588 university students. The results were: high (I position and emotional cutoff), low (emotional responsiveness and thawing in others) of self differentiation, moderation of extinctions, high acceptability, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness, high authoritarianism, low borderline, moderation of narcissism, histrionic, dependency and avoidance, Positive relationship between the emotional responses and solubility in others, the admissibility - positive - was related to the emotional response and the I position and the melting in others, and the conscience and openness - positive - I position, and neurosis - negative – relate with all dimensions, the patterns connected - negatively - by the emotional response and the melting of others . Based on these findings a new style of personality was proposed: a rational personality.