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Personality style and mood states associated with a negative addiction to running

  title={Personality style and mood states associated with a negative addiction to running},
  author={R H Anderson and Basson and Geils and Colin Farman},
  journal={South African Journal of Sports Medicine},
Personality subtypes and mood states were investigated in addicted and non-addicted runners (n = 49), and contrasted with a control group of non-exercisers (n = 34). Runners were assigned to a non-addicted and addicted group on the basis of Hailey and Baileyi?½s Negative Addiction Scale, and all study participants were then asked to complete a biographical questionnaire, the Profile of Mood States (POMS) and Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI). 
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