Early manifestations of personality and adult health: a life course perspective.

@article{Kubzansky2009EarlyMO,
  title={Early manifestations of personality and adult health: a life course perspective.},
  author={Laura Diane Kubzansky and Laurie T. Martin and Stephen L. Buka},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={364-72}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to investigate whether individual personality or temperamental qualities that emerge early and persist over the life course, predict adult midlife health. Specific childhood personality attributes considered include distress proneness, behavioral inhibition, and ability to stay focused on a task. DESIGN Prospective data… CONTINUE READING