Personality Traits

By Gerald Matthews; Ian J. Deary et al. | Go to book overview

Subject index
abnormal personality see personality disorders
Activation-Deactivation Adjective Checklist (AD-ACL) 86
adoption studies 139–40, 145–6
affect 85
aggression 205
agreeableness 37, 208, 227–9, 236
alcohol dependence 159
alexithymia 372
Alzheimer's disease 63, 162
anger 91
anxiety 83 adaptive benefits 351 and attentional bias 347–50 attentional focusing 335 cognitive aspects 95, 405 hypervigilance 349 and performance 344–6, 347–50, 355 and predictive inference 348 shyness 223 State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) 78 trait-state models 78–9, 80, 82, 91, 92 traits and states 77, 104, 106
arousal 202 concept 184–6 extraversion, EEG and EP studies 186–9 extraversion and autonomic nervous system 190 Eysenck's theory 169–70, 174, 186 neuroticism and 190–1 and performance 329–40, 341, 342 psychoticism, impulsivity and sensation-seeking 191–2 traits and 192–3
attachment 218–20, 236
attentiveness 94, 335, 347–50
authoritarianism 230
Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Ageing (BLSA) 59
behaviour 5, 39, 51 causal primacy 6 Children's Behavior Questionnaire (CBQ) 66 criminal 45, 72 early 72 feature-centrality 43, 44 health and 274, 288 heredity and environment 152–5 Infant Behavior Questionnaire (IBQ) 66 parenting 67 social behaviour 208–9, 227–8, 236 see also consistency; extraversion (E); situations
Behavioural Activation System (BAS) 81, 172
Behavioural Facilitation System (BFS) 87
Behavioural Inhibition System (BIS) 81, 82, 171
belief and attitude systems 230–1
Big Five model 38 consensus from questionnaire studies 28–30 lexical consensus 25–8 measuring instruments 31 psychometric issues 30–5 theoretical criticisms 35–7
biological bases of personality 168, 392–3, 397–8
brain motivation systems 109
cancer 279–83, 292
career progression and change 380–1
central nervous system (cns) 67
chameleon effect 121
children attachment 218–20, 236 childhood disorders 369 Children's Behavior Questionnaire (CBQ) 66 Infant Behavior Questionnaire (IBQ) 66 maltreated 153, 154 see also adoption studies; personality development; temperament; twin studies
Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory 52

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Personality Traits
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Figures x
  • Tables xiii
  • Boxes xvi
  • Preface to the First Edition xix
  • Preface to the Second Edition xxiii
  • I - The Nature of Personality Traits 1
  • 1 - The Trait Concept and Personality Theory 3
  • 2 - Persons, Situations and Interactionism 39
  • 3 - Personality Across the Life Span 58
  • 4 - Stable Traits and Transient States 77
  • 5 - Alternatives to Trait Theory 112
  • II - Causes of Personality Traits 133
  • 6 - Genes, Environments and Personality Traits 135
  • 7 - The Psychophysiology of Traits 166
  • 8 - The Social Psychology of Traits 204
  • III - Consequences and Applications 239
  • 9 - Stress 241
  • 10 - Traits and Health 273
  • 11 - Abnormal Personality Traits? 294
  • 12 - Personality, Performance and Information-Processing 325
  • 13 - Applications of Personality Assessment 357
  • 14 - Conclusions 391
  • References 411
  • Author Index 482
  • Subject Index 487
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