Encyclopedia of Personality Research (2 Volume Set)


Elias Delgadillo (Editor)
Daniela Arroyo (Editor)

Series: Psychology Research Progress
BISAC: PSY023000

This book presents current research in the field of psychology, with a particular focus on the classifications, influences and effects of personality. Topics discussed include the contribution of personality to positive psychology; narcissistic and borderline personality traits; personality traits and daily moods; schizotypal personality traits; the imaginary companion experience in adults; structural and functional neuroimaging of the anxiety-related personality trait; child and adolescent personality development and assessment and a psycho-social approach to meanings and functions of trait labels. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


The Contribution of Personality to Positive Psychology
(Ashley B. Love, Mark D. Holder, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Kelowna B.C., Canada)

Study of Male Body Image and Factors in the Development of Eating Disorders on Fraternity and Non-Fraternity Males
(Kylee K. Ferris, F. Richard Ferraro, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota)

Efficacy at Fulfilling the Need for Closure: The Construct and its Measurement
(Yoram Bar-Tal, Malgorzata Kossowska, Tel Aviv University, Israel, and others)

Narcissistic and Borderline Personality Traits: Their Relationship with Childhood Abuse Experiences in a Student Population in Japan
(Hiromi Igarashi, Chieko Hasui, Masayo Uji, Masahiro Shono, Toshiaki Nagata, Zi Chen, Toshinori Kitamura, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto, Japan)

Aggregating Personality Constructs to Second-Order Categories for Acquiring Insights to a Field of Fragmentation: The Case of Entrepreneurship Research
(Joakim Wincent, Daniel Örtqvist, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden)

Personality Traits and Lay Conceptions of Intelligence
(Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Georgia, Dissou, Adrian Furnham, Amber Bales, University of London, United Kingdom, and others)

Personality Traits and Daily Moods
(Cristina Ottaviani, David Shapiro, Iris Goldstein, Valerie Gofman, University of Bologna, Italy, and others)

Addiction: Frontal Personality Change but not Personality Disorder Comorbidity-Implications for Treatment of Addictive Disorders
(Eduardo J. Pedrero-Pérez, Ana López-Durán, Alvaro Olivar-Arroyo, Instituto de Adicciones, Ayuntamiento de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Circadian Preference and Personality: A Minireview
(Lorenzo Tonetti, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy)

The Imaginary Companion Experience in Adults: Asset, Disorder or Personality Feature?
(Lino Faccini, The New York State Office of Mental Retardation, Brooklyn, New York)

Schizotypal Personality Traits: Auditory Hallucination-Like Experiences and Atypical Hemispheric Lateralization
(Tomohisa Asai, Eriko Sugimori, Yoshihiko Tanno, Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Genetics of Personalitity Disorders
(Gonzalo Haro, Ernesto Tarragón, César Mateu, Ana Benito, Cecilio Álamo, Patología Dual Grave, Hospital Provincial de Castellón, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain, and others)

Structural and Functional Neuroimaging Studies of the Anxiety-Related Personality Trait: Implications for the Neurobiological Basis of Human Anxious Personality
(Yuko Hakamata, Toshiya Inada, Department of Clinical Psychology, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Education, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Too Much of a Good Thing?: Optimistic or Pessimistic Personality Traits
(Francine Conway, Laura Kelly, Adelphi University, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Garden City, New York)

Illness Recognition and Beliefs about Treatment for Schizophrenia in a Community Sample of Mexico City: Differences According to Personality Traits
(Ana Fresán, Rebeca Robles-García, Subdirección de Investigaciones Clínicas, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente, Mexico City, Mexico, and others)

Is Developmentally Informed Therapy for Persons with ID and Criminal Personality Offenses Relevant?
(Lino Faccini, Consulting Psychologist, Long Island, New York)

Personality Traits: Reflections in the Brain
(Feryal Cam Celikel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine
Tokat, 60100, Turkey)

The Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease: The Impact of Personality Traits on Own Stress Perception and in Evaluating Cognitive and Functional Impairment of their Relatives
(Marco Vista, Lucia Picchi, Monica Mazzoni, Alzheimer Diagnostic Unit, Section of Neurology, Campo di Marte Hospital, Lucca, Italy, and others)

How “To Be or Not To Be”: The Answer is in Identity
(Lino Faccini, Consulting Psychologist, Long Island, New York)

Child and Adolescent Personality Development and Assessment: A Developmental Psychopathology Approach
(Tina D. Du Rocher Schudlich, Ryan C. Erps, Britnee Davenport, and Alyssa Hertel, Western Washington University)

Integrating evidence-based treatment into an attachment guided curriculum in a therapeutic preschool: Initial Findings
(Karen Stubenbort, Veronica Trybalski, Krista Zaccagni, Family Resources of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA)

Assessing Individuals for Team “Worthiness”: Investigating the Intersection of the Big Five Personality Factors, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, and Teamwork Aptitude
(Janet L. Kottke and Shinko Kimura, California State University, San Bernardino)

Weight? Wait! Importance Weighting of Satisfaction Scores in Quality of Life Assessment
(Chia-huei Wu, Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University)

A Psycho-social Approach to Meanings and Functions of Trait Labels
(Astrid Mignon,Université de Lille, France and Patrick Mollaret, Université de Reims, France)

Comparing the Psychometric Properties of the Common Items in the Short and Abbreviated Versions of the Junior Eysenck Personality Questionnaires: A Mean and Covariance Structures Analysis Approach
(Rapson Gomez, School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, & Andre Gomez, School of Psychology, Deakin University and John W. Fisher, School of Education, University of Ballarat)

Successful Psychopathy: Unresolved Issues and Future Directions
(Kristin Landfield, Meredith Jones, and Scott Lilienfeld, Department of Psychology, Emory University)

Score Reliability in Personality Research
(Matt Vassar, Denna L. Wheeler, & Jody A. Worley)

Restyling Personality Assessments
(Willem K.B Hofstee, The Heymans Institute, University of Groningen)

Theory and Practice in The Use and Interpretation of Likert-type Scales within a cross-cultural Context
(Boaz Shulruf, University of Auckland)

Construct and Response Bias Correlates in Summated Scale Definitions of Personality Traits
(John T. Kulas, Saint Cloud State University, and Alicia A. Stachowski, George Mason University)

Academic and Everyday Procrastination and their Relation to The Five-Factor Model
(Gidi Rubenstein)

Personality and attitude toward dreams
(Barbara Szmigielska, Malgorzata Holda, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland)

Social Dominance Orientation, Ambivalent Sexism, and Abortion: Explaining Pro-choice and Pro-life Attitudes
(Danny Osborne & Paul G. Davies, University of California, Los Angeles)

Factor Structure, Sex Effects and Differential Item Functioning of the Junior Eysenck Personality Questionnaire Revised – Abbreviated: A multiple-Indicators Multiple-Causes Approach
(Rapson Gomez School of Psychology, University of Tasmania & Andre Gomez,School of Psychology, Deakin University)

Online Collaborative Learning: The Challenge of Change
(Baruch Offir, Ingrid Barth, and Orit Zeichner, School of Education, Bar-llan Univ.)

The Influence of Personality and Symptoms Severity on Functioning in Patients with Schizophrenia
(Ana Fresan, María Garcí-Anaya, Clinical Research Division, National Institute of Psychiatry Ramón de la Fuente, Mexico City, Mexico, Rogelio Apiquian and Humberto Nicolini, Carracci Medical Group, Mexico City, Mexico)

Circumventing self-reflection when measuring emotions: The Implicit Positive and Negative Affect Test (IPANAT)
(Markus Quirin, Miguel Kazén, Julius Kuhl, University of Osnabrück, Germany)

Structured MMPI-2 Client Feedback in the Identification of Potential Supplemental Targets of Change
(Alan R. King and Joseph C. Miller, University of North Dakota)

Beyond the Traits of The Five Factor Model: Using Deviant Personality Traits to Predict Deviant Behavior in Organizations
(James M. LeBreton & Jane Wu, Purdue University)

On The Test-Retest Reliability of The Autobiographical Memory Test
(Filip Raes, Mark G. Williams, Dirk Hermans, Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK)


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