What Makes People Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilled In The Face Of Current World Challenges?

  title={What Makes People Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilled In The Face Of Current World Challenges?},
  author={Claude Robert Cloninger},
  booktitle={Mens sana monographs},
Recent research on the relations of personality to well-being shows that the people who are most healthy, happy and fulfilled are those who are high in all three of the character traits of self-directedness, cooperativeness, and self-transcendence as measured by the Temperament and Character Inventory. In the past, the healthy personality has often been considered to require only high self-directedness and high cooperativeness. However, now the self-centred behaviour of people who are low in… CONTINUE READING
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