Personality

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self-report personality inventory developed by Raymond B. Cattell to measure the 16 personality dimensions that emerged from his factor analysis of a wide range of traits 16 PF , Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire
(psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve; said to be formed in early childhood by fixation during the anal stage of development (usually as a consequence of toilet training) anal personality , anal retentive personality
female inner personality in man's unconscious anima
attribution of consciousness and personality to natural phenomena such as thunderstorms and earthquakes and to objects such as plants and stones animatism
personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disor antisocial personality disorder , psychopathic personality , sociopathic personality
antisocial personality cacogen , psychopath , sociopath
self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc. California Personality Inventory , CPI
influence of charm and personality charisma
state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently disassociation , dissociation
form of schizophrenia characterized by severe disintegration of personality including erratic speech and childish mannerisms and bizarre behavior; usually becomes evident during puberty; the most common diagnostic category in mental institutions disorganized schizophrenia , disorganized type schizophrenia , hebephrenia , hebephrenic schizophrenia
character or personality disposition , humor , temperament
activeness of an energetic personality dynamism , oomph , pizzaz , pizzazz , zing
person with an unusual or odd personality eccentric , eccentric person , flake , geek , oddball
self-report personality inventory based on Hans Eysenck's factor analysis of personality which assumes three basic factors (the two most important being extraversion to introversion and neuroticism) EPI , Eysenck Personality Inventory
calm personality equanimity , even-temperedness , sangfroid
British psychologist (born in Germany) noted for his theories of intelligence and personality and for his strong criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis Eysenck , H. J. Eysenck , Hans Eysenck , Hans Jurgen Eysenck
personality feature facet , quality , trait
developing one's personality formative
social or public image or personality, one's front , persona
surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes frontal lobotomy , leucotomy , leukotomy , lobotomy , prefrontal leucotomy , prefrontal leukotomy , prefrontal lobotomy
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