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PERSONALITY DISORDERS PSY352 Dr. Bradbury Spring 2008
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Personality General patterns of behavior that are persistent across time and situations Qualities that characterize an individual’s approach to himself and his relationships Personality traits appear early in life and manifest across development Make no assumptions about etiology
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Theories of Personality Myriad In addition to those discussed in more detail here (Big 5 Trait theory and Farley’s thrill-seeking model), how many theories of personality can the class name?
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The Big Five Big Five (Five Factor Model of Personality) Neuroticism Extraversion Openness to experience Agreeableness Conscientiousness Think about your own personality: Are you high/medium/low on each of these qualities?
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Thrill-seeking: Farley’s Big T-Little t Model Big T’s Risk-takers Adventurers Seek excitement, stimulation Low CNS/ANS arousal Low responsivity to stimulation Constructive/ destructive channeling Little t’s
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSY 352 taught by Professor Kirstenbradbury during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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