Personality, health, and longevity.
Current Directions in Psychological Science, Vol 3 2 , pp. Another character trait of those healthy personalities was the idea that they where working for a positive purpose and that what they where doing was meaningful.
Behaviors provide a large gimps into if a person is going to be healthier or more illness-prone. The calmer, more relaxed type also seeks to remain in balance but do so in a different way then the more eager personality type.
People who are to easy-going do not have the drive to see every situation as a chance for change and growth and also tend to be more sickly Friedman et. These relations are being explored in terms of subsequent adulthood psychosocial patterns and health-related behaviors such as alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity, physical activity, marriage, education, career success, and psychosocial adjustment.
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Leedham, Beth 1992. They will also have smoother body language and speech and a strong gaze with others. Last edited by user: July 23, 2012 8: Award show acceptance twitpic.
Those who lack the personality to deal with job stress, tend to have more health and family problems. A major overview book from this project is: Visitors are welcome to copy or use any files for noncommercial or journalistic purposes provided they credit the profile holder and cite this page as the source. Marth with Howard Friedman and Leslie Martin. Perhaps the key result of this project thus far is the emerging picture of a life-long pattern of responding that significantly decreases the risk of ill health and premature mortality.
Your email address: Friedman 1. Friedman File name: An expanded version of his Affective Communication Test ACT with detailed instructions for best use is available from him for businesses or professionals as part of a limited consulting agreement. July 23, 2012 5: They tended to feel that they had control over the outcome of their situation.
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