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personality

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Sociology.

n. (in psychology) an enduring disposition to act and feel in particular ways that differentiate one individual from another. These patterns of behaviour are sometimes...

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Personality

Jeffrey J. Martin.

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

November 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Psychology. 5066 words.

Personality is typically thought to be stable and possess consistency over time and across situations. Personality is also referred to as individual differences or distinctiveness. The...

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personality

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 1110 words.

The story of personality is, in many ways, the story of the secularization of the human soul. From early in

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Personality

George R. Mastroianni.

in Of Mind and Murder

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 8097 words.

Chapter 5 considers the role of personality in the Holocaust. The idea that psychopathology or insanity characterized the individual leaders of the Third Reich or the German population was...

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personality

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Sociology.

n. (in psychology) an enduring disposition to act and feel in particular ways that differentiate one individual from another. These patterns of behaviour are sometimes...

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Personality

Gordon W. Russell.

in Aggression in the Sports World

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 18033 words.

This chapter provides a brief background on the nature of personality traits and what is required to establish their validity. The popular Aggression Questionnaire is singled out and...

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personality

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 93 words.

The relatively stable organization of a person's character, temperament, intellect, and physique, which predisposes him or her to behave and act in particular ways in given situations, and...

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Personality Disorders

Waqar Rizvi.

in Psychiatry Board Review

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 40 words.

In this chapter essential aspects of personality disorder will be reviewed including paranoid personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder,...

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Personality disorders

David Semple and Roger Smyth.

in Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

February 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 6633 words.

The concept of personality disorder

‘Normal’ personality

Classification of personality disorder

Psychopathy and ‘severe’ personality...

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personality, derivative

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 32 words.

International personality derived from States. All entities, other than States, with international personality have personality only — and only such

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psychopathic personality

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A personality disorder characterized by psychopathy.

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personality, derivative

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

International personality derived from States. All entities, other than States, with international personality have personality only — and only such indicia of personality — as States have...

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personality, original

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

International personality arising ab initio and ipso jure; only the personality of States can be termed original, other entities with international personality having that personality...

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Personality and personality disorder

Philip Cowen, Paul Harrison and Tom Burns.

in Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

August 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 15162 words.

Chapter 7 discusses personality and personality disorder, and covers personality types, the origin and assessment of personality, historical development about ideas of the disorder,...

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Personality and personality disorder

Paul Harrison, Philip Cowen, Tom Burns and Mina Fazel.

in Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

October 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 13629 words.

‘Personality and personality disorders’ covers how personality influences and is influenced by psychiatric disorders, and also the disorders of personality. Personality refers to the wide...

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personality, original

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 33 words.

International personality arising ab initio and ipso jure; only the personality of States can be termed original, other entities

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personality disorder

Andrew Sims.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1945 words.

Personality disorder is present when a persistent trait of personality, possessed by the individual to an abnormal extent, causes that

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psychopathic personality

F. A. Whitlock.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1608 words.

Strictly speaking, this term should be applied to all varieties of abnormal personality (see personality disorder). Schneider (

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personality disorder

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

A deeply ingrained and maladaptive pattern of behaviour, which persists through many years and causes suffering, either to the patient or to other people (or to both). See antisocial...

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Personality and Personality Disorder

Ludger Tebartz and Van Elst.

in Borderland of Epilepsy Revisited

October 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8063 words.

When Gowers gave his famous lectures on the borderland of epilepsy the concept of personality and personality disorder did not feature in the theoretical framework and repertoire of...

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personality inventory

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A questionnaire designed to measure one or more personality characteristics, usually traits.

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