Alexander Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:182-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Domain and facet personality predictors of all-cause mortality among Medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:724-33. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality and subjective well-being in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii)
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:501-11. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Conscientiousness predicts disease progression (CD4 number and viral load) in people living with HIV
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Health Psychol 26:473-80. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism, extraversion, and mortality in the UK Health and Lifestyle Survey: a 21-year prospective cohort study
    Beverly A Shipley
    Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 7, George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Scotland
    Psychosom Med 69:923-31. 2007
  6. pmc Personality and HIV disease progression: role of NEO-PI-R openness, extraversion, and profiles of engagement
    Gail H Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:245-53. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) analogue of cross-national generalization of personality structure: zoological parks and an African sanctuary
    James E King
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Pers 73:389-410. 2005
  8. pmc A cross-setting study of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) personality structure and development: zoological parks and Yerkes National Primate Research Center
    Alexander Weiss
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Am J Primatol 69:1264-77. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Happiness is a personal(ity) thing: the genetics of personality and well-being in a representative sample
    Alexander Weiss
    Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Sci 19:205-10. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:182-5. 2005
    ..With the exception of Agreeableness, this study provides no evidence for age differences among those in the last decades of life...
  2. ncbi request reprint Domain and facet personality predictors of all-cause mortality among Medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:724-33. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to test whether Conscientiousness, the other 4 domains of the Five-Factor Model, and their facets predicted mortality in older, frail individuals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality and subjective well-being in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii)
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:501-11. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that analogues of human, chimpanzee, and orangutan personality domains existed in a common ape ancestor...
  4. ncbi request reprint Conscientiousness predicts disease progression (CD4 number and viral load) in people living with HIV
    Gail Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Health Psychol 26:473-80. 2007
    ..The study also examined whether Conscientiousness effects were mediated by adherence, perceived stress, depression, or coping measures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism, extraversion, and mortality in the UK Health and Lifestyle Survey: a 21-year prospective cohort study
    Beverly A Shipley
    Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 7, George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Scotland
    Psychosom Med 69:923-31. 2007
    ..To examine the influence of neuroticism and extraversion on all-cause and cause-specific mortality over 21 years after controlling for risk factors...
  6. pmc Personality and HIV disease progression: role of NEO-PI-R openness, extraversion, and profiles of engagement
    Gail H Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:245-53. 2008
    ..The examination of psychosocial predictors of disease progression in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has focused primarily on depression, coping, and stress, with little attention paid to stable individual differences...
  7. ncbi request reprint A chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) analogue of cross-national generalization of personality structure: zoological parks and an African sanctuary
    James E King
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Pers 73:389-410. 2005
    ..Emotionality and Openness did not, but the items that had the highest loadings were consistent with the factors' definitions. Finally, sex and age effects for all factors generalized across habitats...
  8. pmc A cross-setting study of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) personality structure and development: zoological parks and Yerkes National Primate Research Center
    Alexander Weiss
    Department of Psychology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Am J Primatol 69:1264-77. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that, whereas there may be differences in the ease with which ratings are made, personality structure, and development are largely consistent across widely differing settings...
  9. doi request reprint Happiness is a personal(ity) thing: the genetics of personality and well-being in a representative sample
    Alexander Weiss
    Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Sci 19:205-10. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that subjective well-being is linked to personality by common genes and that personality may form an "affective reserve" relevant to set-point maintenance and changes in set point over time...