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Knowing Yourself Can Improve Your Health and Happiness

... Know Yourself Part 1: Exploring Your personality examines three ingredients for lasting ... of the TCI , an internationally renowned personality test. The resulting personality profile allows viewers to determine how their ...

'Life force' linked to body's ability to withstand stress

... not just with our race and sex, but with our personality as well, according to a study published in the ... . Especially in aging women, low levels of the personality trait extraversion may signal that blood levels ... examines the mind-body connection, and how personality and stress contribute to disease in the aging ...

Personality May Not Predict Parkinson's

... in creativity that some people develop and a personality type that is thought to be shared by many with ... as we can tell, this does not seem to be true for personality traits." Doctors who treat people with ... found no indication that people with specific personality types were more likely to develop the disease. ...

Outgoing Nature Could Get You to 100

... if their children, now about age 75, had common personality traits. They evaluated levels of five personality traits -- neuroticism, extraversion, openness, ... As for the exact relationship between personality and longevity, "we are relying on scientific ...

Researchers identify personality traits

... New England Centenarian Study have noted specific personality traits associated with healthy aging and ... hypertension, and diabetes mellitus. Because personality traits have been shown to have substantial ... the researchers hypothesized that certain personality features may be important to the healthy aging ...

Maternal personality affects child's eating habits

... the same time, there was no link between maternal personality and how healthy a diet the child got in the form ... Eivind Ystrm at the NIPH. These maternal personality traits fall under a collective name of high ... knowledge about the link between the parents' personality traits and children's eating habits will be ...

Positive Outlook Cuts Chances of Dementia

... suggests new research exploring the link between personality and the incidence of Alzheimer's disease. ... body of evidence suggesting a link between personality traits, lifestyle and Alzheimer's disease. ... questioned 506 older people about their personality traits and lifestyle, to measure their ...

A Study In This Month's Journal Of Nervous And Mental Disease Reveals Hope For Recovery From Suicidal Thinking And Treatment Resistant Mental Illness

... major affective disorders, schizophrenia, PTSD, personality disorders, substance abuse, and various types of ... that, among patients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder -- a collection of self-destructive, ... had relapsed into the full-blown disorder. At the personality Disorders Institute at Cornell's Weill Medical ...

Risk-Takers May Lack Ability to Limit Brain Chemical

... hesitant to describe this type of spontaneous personality as an entirely negative thing. But it is a style ... And now, we've been able to link this specific personality type with a specific aspect of the dopamine ... basis for understanding temperament and other personality characteristics." More information For ...

Few Young Adults Seek Treatment for Psych Disorders

... Alcohol, nicotine use, personality illnesses common, study shows ... disorders were alcohol use (20.4 percent) and personality disorders (17.7 percent). The most common disorders among young adults not in college were personality disorders (21.6 percent) and nicotine dependence ...

A new light on the brains of people with borderline personality disorder

... and get, the brains of people with borderline personality disorder often don't get it. In fact, an ... may be the first time a physical signature for a personality disorder has been identified," said Dr. P. Read ... Psychiatry Unit, 55 people with borderline personality disorder played a "trust" game with 55 normal ...

Studies refute common stereotypes about obese workers

... studied the relationship between body weight and personality traits for nearly 3,500 adults. Contrary to ... managers from using weight as a predicator of personality traits when it comes to hiring, promoting or ... Using validated measures of the specific personality traits that are relevant to the job ...

Do Underweight Newborns Make for Shy Adults?

... may be a risk factor for a shy, cautious personality as an adult. A study published in the July ... had been born at normal weights. And that shy personality style may increase the odds of loneliness and ... finding between low birth weight and a retiring personality doesn't necessarily imply a cause-and-effect ...

U.S. House of Representatives Supports May as Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month An Important Step in Raising Awareness

... -- The National Education Alliance for Borderline personality Disorder (NEA-BPD) and the National Alliance ... Resolution supporting May as Borderline personality Disorder Awareness Month. On April 1, 2008, the ... to support the goals and ideals of a Borderline personality Disorder Awareness Month. Representative Davis ...

Personality study shows risk of first depression episode late in life

... has not developed for people with these personality traits by the age of 70 that it wont develop, ... risk. The findings suggest that long-standing personality traits can predict onset of depression into older ... Duberstein, who is director of the Laboratory of personality and Development at the Medical Center. The ...

Mythbusted -- people who wear glasses aren't geeks

... wear glasses are introverted or have particular personality characteristics. They are more likely to be ... period. For the first time in a study into personality and myopia, participants were analysed using a state-of-the-art measure of the five major personality factors (Openness, Conscientiousness, ...

Personality Traits Don't Affect Breast Cancer Risk

... WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's personality traits do not affect breast cancer risk, a ... or trust in one's own feelings. This was the only personality trait found to be associated with breast cancer. ... filled out a questionnaire designed to assess personality traits such as anti-emotionality, anger, anxiety, ...

Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Pearson's Acquisition of Harcourt Assessment

... of a competitive new test for adult abnormal personality disorders. The products to be divested are ... in the market for adult abnormal personality clinical tests, which likely would have resulted ... behavior, speech and language, and adult abnormal personality likely would have faced higher prices and ...

Understanding the have-knots: The role of stress in just about everything

... Not everyone responds the same way to stress. personality traits like negativity, pessimism, and ... competitive, aggressive, and impatient. This personality was found to be a strong predictor of heart ... factors in the relationship between the Type A personality and health are mainly anger, hostility, and a ...

Scientists identify brain abnormalities underlying key element of borderline personality disorder

... a core difficulty in patients with borderline personality disorder -- shedding new light on this serious ... the American Journal of Psychiatry. Borderline personality disorder is a devastating mental illness that ... -- the tendency of people with borderline personality disorder to 'act out' destructively in the ...

What's the rush? Taking time to acknowledge loss is not that bad

... and talk about, these experiences may impact personality development and overall happiness. A seven-year ... characterized by loss were more likely to show personality development over time. Additionally, the ... those who scored high on both well-being and personality development were able to acknowledge a ...

Can shopping behavior indicate personality type?

... professor of marketing and author of The personality Continuum and Consumer Behavior, has taken it a ... behavior and classified it into four levels of personality development: Normal, neurotic, primitive and ... shoppers usually fall within the primitive personality type, while psychotic personalities go overboard ...

The Personality of a Smile

... smile says with a new program called The Smile personality Analysis. The Smile personality Analysis, which lives online at ... and how we perceive the world." In the Smile personality Analysis, there are four different personalities ...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

... Award Winning Jazz Radio personality Bubba Jackson to Co-Host Event Newport Beach, ... at Arizona State University. About Bubba Jackson As a radio personality and Program Director for KJAZZ (88.1 FM), he has worked for XM Satellite ...

Study supports validity of test that indicates widespread unconscious bias

... sexual orientation and age. The research, published in the Journal of personality and Social Psychology, is an overview and analysis of 122 published and ... different areas consumer preference, black-white interracial behavior, personality differences, clinical phenomena, alcohol and drug use, non-racial ...

Looks, Money, Fame Don't Bring Happiness

... The study is published in the June issue of The Journal of Research in personality . Those who had attained the wealth and fame goals were less happy, he ... and author, The How of Happiness ; June 2009, The Journal of Research in personality ...

Being a 'People Person' May Be All in Your Head

... Brain areas processing sweet tastes, sexual stimuli may also key personality disorders TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Regions of the ... Murray said. More information Mental Health America explains personality disorders . -- Robert Preidt ...

Prominent New York Plastic Surgeon Hosts Cosmetic Surgery Fashion Show and Extravaganza

... author of "A Little Nip/A Little Tuck," radio show host and television personality is hosting a cosmetic surgery fashion show featuring models who have had ... gives food to those in need. The event will be hosted by a local radio personality as well as Dr. Greenberg and is taking place at Glo Nightclub on Merrick ...

Experiences Bring More Joy Than Possessions Do

... The findings were presented this weekend at the Society for personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, in Tampa, Fla. Howell's study ... of Medicine, New York City; Feb. 7, 2009, presentation, Society for personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, Tampa, Fla. ...

Those Who Feel Rejected Direct Hostility Toward Others

... The study included 190 college students who were given fake feedback about personality tests. In follow-up experiments, students who were told their ... said. The study was published in the January issue of the Journal of personality and Social Psychology . "Excluded people see the world through ...

Risk takers, drug abusers driven by decreased ability to process dopamine

... receptors and the novelty-seeking personality trait. "Novelty-seeking personality traits are a major risk factor for the development of drug abuse and other ... humans who had taken a questionnaire that measured the novelty-seeking personality trait. The questionnaire measured things such as an individual's ...

Filling in the gaps: Personality types lead people to choose certain brands

... to future relationship partners and therefore focus more on the personality of the brand," the authors write. In several studies, the researchers ... research points out an interesting but counterintuitive finding: brand personality can be most useful for forging consumer-brand connections with consumers ...

December 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Happiness, Dementia and Smoking

... for up to half of individual differences in both well-being and positive personality traits, which are closely linked. And women tend to be slightly happier ... unsteady gait and frequent falls, loss of bowel or bladder control, and personality changes. Typically, a declining ability to organize thoughts or ...

Memory Formation Different in Those With Stress-Related Psychiatric Disorders

... two groups of patients, those with major depression and those with other personality disorders, and a healthy control group. The researchers then used ... School in Boston. "Patients with major depressive, anxiety and borderline personality disorders who have undergone some kind of major trauma cannot suppress ...

Too much commitment may be unhealthy for relationships, UH psychology professor says

... short spats over noncritical matters or a critique of one's personality or appearance. It also factors into one or more partners developing ... Downs of Romantic Relationships," published in the flagship Journal of personality and Social Psychology . Collaborating with Knee were Amber L. Bush of ...

Personality can hamper a physician's assessment of depression

... A physician's personality can affect practice behavior in inquiries about patient mood symptoms and ... is not one right way to do this. A physician does not have to undergo a personality change to ask patients about depression. But physicians should reflect on ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/September 1, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, August 25, 2008).

... personalities. Armed with the resulting data, scientists are showing that personality predicts such important outcomes as health, job performance and academic ... evidence that the customs and institutions that arise from the dominant personality of a place can shape the personalities of people who are not that way to ...

Syndicated Radio Personality Ebony 'Steele' Arrington Continues the Fight Against Breast Cancer as National Ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)'s Circle of Promise

... -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) today announced that syndicated radio personality Ebony "Steele" Arrington has pledged her support in the battle against ... challenges of facing breast cancer, Arrington is a role model, noted radio personality and founder of a prestigious dance studio. She launched Ebony Arrington ...

Orlando: June 13-16; National Convention on Mental Illness; Jane Pauley to Receive Award

... Tampa -- Florida Partners in Crisis, Orlando -- Florida Borderline personality Disorder Organization, St. Petersburg -- GEO Care, Miami -- Treasure ... SESSIONS ON: -- Anxiety Disorders -- Bipolar Disorder -- Borderline personality Disorder -- Depression -- Medications -- Mood Disorders Across the ...

Autistic Kids More Likely to Have Parents With Mental Illness

... of specific psychiatric disorders -- i.e. schizophrenia, depression and personality disorders -- across generations, but that there is more a complex genetic ... autism, the study found. Only mothers with depression and neurotic and personality disorders (as opposed to fathers) had an increased risk of having a child ...
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