Personality Predictors of the Time Course for Lung Cancer Onset.

  title={Personality Predictors of the Time Course for Lung Cancer Onset.},
  author={Adam A. Augustine and Randy J. Larsen and Mark Stephen Walker and Edwin B Fisher},
  journal={Journal of research in personality},
  volume={42 6},
Numerous findings suggest that personality is linked to the incidence and experience of negative health outcomes. More specifically, trait negative affect is negatively related to a number of health outcomes. The current study expands our understanding of the link between personality and disease by examining the time course for lung cancer onset. In a sample of patients who had recently undergone surgical resection for lung cancer, a variety of negative affect-related personality variables were… CONTINUE READING