Personality and disease: correlations of multiple trait scores with various illnesses.


Correlations between personality measures and self-reported data on health status were examined in a sample of 5133 men and women, aged between 40 and 65. A wider range of diseases was studied than is typical. Small but theoretically meaningful correlations with personality were found for some diseases. Personality syndromes of Emotional Lability, Type A… (More)


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