Study: Personality Traits

October 2009
Science Teacher;Oct2009, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p14
Academic Journal
The article discusses a Purdue University research which revealed that personality traits linked with chronic worrying can lead to earlier death because people with these traits are more likely to engage in poor health behaviors such as smoking. It adds that the key aspects of the personality trait of neuroticism include chronic worrying, depression and anxiety. The research findings are published in the "Journal of Research in Personality."


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