Personality and the experience of environmental adversity.

@article{Kendler2003PersonalityAT,
  title={Personality and the experience of environmental adversity.},
  author={Kenneth S. Kendler and Charles O. Gardner and Carol A Prescott},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={1193-202}
}
BACKGROUND While psychiatric epidemiology often focuses on the causal relationship between environmental adversity and the individual (e.g. environment to person), individuals probably make important contributions to the quality of their environments (person to environment). METHOD In a population based sample of > 7000 male and female adult twins, we examined the relationship between the personality trait of neuroticism (N) and the occurrence of stressful life events (SLEs) and the quality… CONTINUE READING

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