- Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100
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...
- Domain and facet personality predictors of all-cause mortality among Medicare patients aged 65 to 100
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...
- Personality and subjective well-being in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii)
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...
- Conscientiousness predicts disease progression (CD4 number and viral load) in people living with HIV
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A cross-setting study of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) personality structure and development: zoological parks and Yerkes National Primate Research Center
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...
- Happiness is a personal(ity) thing: the genetics of personality and well-being in a representative sample
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...