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Table 2 Correlations (r) between personality (Big Five), depression, anxiety and perceived difficulties in emotion perception during the COVID-19 pandemic (p is reported two-tailed)

From: How do you feel during the COVID-19 pandemic? A survey using psychological and linguistic self-report measures, and machine learning to investigate mental health, subjective experience, personality, and behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic among university students

Personality
Big Five (BFI-40)
  
  Depression Difficulties in emotion perception
  (PHQ-2) (TAS-20)
Conscientiousness r = − 0.25, p < .001  
Neuroticism r = 0.41, p < .001 r = 0.39, p < .001
  Anxiety Anxiety
  (STAI-state) (STAI-trait)
Conscientiousness   r = − 0.29, p < .001
Extraversion   r = 0.31, p < .001
Neuroticism r = 0.39, p < .001 r = 0.61, p < .001
Mental health   
  Anxiety Difficulties in emotion perception
  (STAI-State) (TAS-20)
Depression (PHQ-2) r = 0.24, p < .001 r = 0.54, p < 0.001
  Depression  
  (PHQ-2)  
Anxiety (STAI-Trait) r = 0.37, p < .001 r = 0.36, p < .001