James E Mozer

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Do the personality styles of dentists significantly influence their sense of well-being in their profession? A recent study using the Bi/Polar Inventory of Core Strengths differentiated 218 Texas dentists into eight personality profiles. Patterns VII and V (both risking and practical) as a group reported significantly higher self-esteem, higher ability to(More)
The Bi/Polar Inventory of Core Strengths was administered to two senior dental classes. Students preferred thinking (58.3 percent) over risking (41.7 percent), practical thinking (78.7 percent) over theoretical thinking (21.3 percent), and independent risking (59.1 percent) over dependent risking (40.9 percent). Compared to the general population, dental(More)
The Bi/Polar Inventory of Core Strength was administered to two senior dental classes. This inventory identifies preferences on three fundamental underlying dimensions of personality and yields eight personality patterns, which were subsequently correlated with the students' self-assessment of various aspects of the dental school experience. Individuals(More)
Are individuals with certain personality styles uniquely attracted to dentistry? A recent study with 218 Texas dentists using the Bi/Polar Inventory of Core Strengths showed that the dentists were more thinking (57.3%) than risking, profoundly more practical (78.0%) than theoretical, and more independent (67.9%) than dependent. Compared with the general(More)
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