Those with dark triad or antagonistic personality traits including narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy are more likely to endorse negative beliefs about others, especially the LGBTQA+ community. People with these personality traits adopt prejudicial beliefs as they downplay the importance of equality and show little interest in protecting others, researchers conclude.
A new study links substance use disorder to specific personality traits and certain psychological disorders. Researchers found those who scored high for the personality trait of neuroticism and those with depression and anxiety were at greater risk of SUD.
People with a neurotic personality type have a stronger relationship with both stressor exposure and perceived stress than any of the other four personality types.
Study reveals a link between diastolic blood pressure and an increased risk of neurotic personality traits. Controlling blood pressure can help to reduce anxiety, depression, and neuroticism.
Those with strong and highly reactive emotions benefit from feline interventions when it comes to stress relief programs.
New findings put theories about personality associated with a sibling's gender under the microscope, reporting a sibling's gender may not be as influential on the development of personality traits as previously believed.
People judge others they consider attractive to be high in positive personality traits and low in potentially negative personality traits.
Addiction may not always be a fixed personality or genetic trait, instead the result of our plastic brains learning the effect of drugs on our individual responses and the environmental setting in which the substance is used.
Study finds a link between the personality trait of perfectionism and severe alcohol use disorder.
Zebra finches have stable personality traits and some of the traits enabled the birds to come up with innovative solutions to complex foraging tasks, a new study reports.
Activities targeting agreeableness were shown to reduce Dark Triad personality traits. However, those with Dark Triad personality disorders are less likely to want intervention to increase agreeableness.