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Kotov, Roman; Gamez, Wakiza; Schmidt, Frank; Watson, David – Psychological Bulletin, 2010
We performed a quantitative review of associations between the higher order personality traits in the Big Three and Big Five models (i.e., neuroticism, extraversion, disinhibition, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and openness) and specific depressive, anxiety, and substance use disorders (SUD) in adults. This approach resulted in 66…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Mental Disorders, Psychopathology, Personality
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Bettencourt, Ann B.; Talley, Amelia; Benjamin, Arlin James; Valentine, Jeffery – Psychological Bulletin, 2006
The authors conducted a comprehensive review to understand the relation between personality and aggressive behavior, under provoking and nonprovoking conditions. The qualitative review revealed that some personality variables influenced aggressive behavior under both neutral and provocation conditions, whereas others influenced aggressive…
Descriptors: Aggression, Personality Traits, Meta Analysis, Personality Measures
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Miller, Gregory E.; Chen, Edith; Zhou, Eric S. – Psychological Bulletin, 2007
The notion that chronic stress fosters disease by activating the hypothalamic-pituitary adrenocortical (HPA) axis is featured prominently in many theories. The research linking chronic stress and HPA function is contradictory, however, with some studies reporting increased activation, and others reporting the opposite. This meta-analysis showed…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Stress Variables, Meta Analysis, Research Problems
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van Goozen, Stephanie H. M.; Fairchild, Graeme; Snoek, Heddeke; Harold, Gordon T. – Psychological Bulletin, 2007
Children with persistent antisocial and aggressive behavior are diagnosed as having disruptive behavior disorder. The authors review evidence that antisocial children, and especially those who persist with this behavior as they grow older, have a range of neurobiological characteristics. It is argued that serotonergic functioning and…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Aggression, Behavior Disorders
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Pollak, Jerrold M. – Psychological Bulletin, 1979
Statistical studies of obsessive-compulsive personality conducted over approximately the last two decades are reviewed with emphasis on the extent to which studies support theory, clinical observation, and description. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Individual Characteristics, Neurosis, Personality Theories
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Eme, Robert F. – Psychological Bulletin, 1979
Sex differences in the major categories of childhood behavior disorders most relevant to the issue of continuity between child and adult disorders are reviewed. Explanations for these differences are explored with attention given to both the different experiences and the different endowments of the sexes. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adults, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Development