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Are personality traits inherited?

Are personality traits inherited?

For 30-60% of people: Multiple studies have shown that many personality traits are more inherited than acquired, showing a 30-60% range in the influence of inheritance. Most studies seem to show over 50% is based on genetics, and the rest on environment. That is not to say that family does not have substantial influence on personality development — studies say they can mitigate personalities but not change them. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is cluster b personality traits?

Could you explain what is cluster b personality traits?

Egotistic bad guy: Hard to like these folk.
Antisocial: disregard for the law and the rights of others.
Borderline: "black and white" thinking, unstable relationships, self-image, identity and behaviors often lead to self-harm and impulsivity.
Histrionic: attention seeking, seductive behavior — has shallow or exaggerated emotions.
Narcissistic: vane, seeks admiration, adoration. ...Read more

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What's the difference between add and weird personality traits?

What's the difference between add and weird personality traits?

Often very different: Attention deficit disorder is believed to be largely a hereditary/biological disorder involving inattention and concentration difficulties that persist for many years and interfere in function. Classic add begins in childhood. Personality traits develop throughout childhood and teen years often influenced by experiences and interactions and do not necessarily involve inattention/concentration. ...Read more

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If I have this personality traits, is it possible to become a disorder?

Possibly: A cluster of symptoms that interferes with any part of your social, financial, mental, familial, physical, vocational and or personal wellbeing can become a diagnosable disorder. ...Read more

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What mental illnesses consist of having maladaptable personality traits?

What mental illnesses consist of having maladaptable personality traits?

Personality disorder: There are a number of different personality disorders. They include narcissistic, antisocial, borderline, avoidant, schizoid, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive types. ...Read more

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What are good personality traits of a midwife?

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What are good personality traits of a midwife?

Midwife: Altruism, empathy, plus good background experience.

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What are typical personality traits in pyromaniacs? Is there treatment?

What are typical personality traits in pyromaniacs? Is there treatment?

#1) Starting fires: Also, impulsivity, social estrangement, lack of mental flexibility & impaired executive functions. An urge to set a fire creates tension/arousal that are temporarily relieved by doing so. Treatment geared for age, comorbid mental illnesses & learning disabilities includes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Patterning — pairing fire-starting with an unpleasant sensation, psychotropic medications. ...Read more

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What are good personality traits to have as a caregiver?

What are good personality traits to have as a caregiver?

Caring and giving.: It's not trite to say that the very nature of a caregiver is in the definition of the word itself. Other qualities such as patience, persistence, good insight and judgement are more than desireable, they are necessary. Being a true caregiver can be very draining emotionally and physically so I would add healthy and even tempered to the list. If some of those aren't there you can learn them. ...Read more

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What personality traits should I look for in a caregiver?

What personality traits should I look for in a caregiver?

Emotionally healthy: Patient.
Caring.
Reliable.
Slow to anger.
A caregiver who is not working themselves to the ground. ...Read more

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Can personality traits run in families? Alot of women in my family(including me) cheat on their husbands

Can personality traits run in families? Alot of women in my family(including me) cheat on their husbands

Not Inherited: I would not say that such behavior patterns are inherited. People learn about the nature of relationships from what they see in their family which can explain your observation. This is the type of question which can be helpful to discuss in psychotherapy ...Read more

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What are the common personality traits of someone suffering from anorexia?

What are the common personality traits of someone suffering from anorexia?

Common feature: Often described features can include striving for perfectionism, a need for order, a sensitivity to praise and reward, and low self-esteem. ...Read more

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Any personality traits that are important or might need in order to become a psychologist?

Any personality traits that are important or might need in order to become a psychologist?

Psychologist: Training. Concern for others, have reasonable insight into your own personality, don't enter the profession to fix yourself, be able to complete doctoral degree and post-doc supervision and exams. Check out apa.org Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there any personality traits typically associated with Marfan syndrome?

Are there any personality traits typically associated with Marfan syndrome?

Not that i kno of.: Tall, that's why tall girls who may get scholarship 2 play buckets R tested 4 Marfans. There R many complications if U have Marfans, & play sports.

From heart 2 eyes & more. ...Read more

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I have both male and female personality traits. Isn't that good since I am a single mom?

I have both male and female personality traits. Isn't that good since I am a single mom?

Sounds good to me!: Everyone has both a masculine and a feminine side. This basic polarity is part of you whether you are a man or woman, boy or girl. The masculine/feminine or yin/yang balance is extremely important. Glad it's working for you! ...Read more

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Is there any link between people with Cluster A personality traits and eating disorders?

Is there any link between people with Cluster A personality traits and eating disorders?

Cluster A: Personality traits may refer to specific personality test results that I'm not familiar with. Best to see a mental health professional who specializes in eating disorders to understand you situation best and get the support you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there a scientific discipline that studies the role of genes on behavior/personality traits?

Is there a scientific discipline that studies the role of genes on behavior/personality traits?

Sure: Here is a link to the international society of psychiatric genetics: http://www.Ispg. Net/. Also, the field of developmental neuropsychiatry covers much of what is known relative to psychiatric disorders with developmental origins. One of my mentors at the johns hopkins kennedy krieger institute, dr. James c. Harris wrote an excellent book on the subject. ...Read more

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What type of personality traits are associated with ABO blood groups?

What type of personality traits are associated with ABO blood groups?

There are none: Blood groups have no relationship to personality, any more than one's zodiac sign actually does. During the 1990s, a single crook wrote a series of books claiming that blood group impacted general health, personality, best diet and so forth. It was totally made up. I'm sorry this came up. ...Read more

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What are the personality traits of a b negative blood type?

What are the personality traits of a b negative blood type?

There are none: During the 1990s, a crook wrote a series of books claiming that blood type impacted general health, personality, best diet choice, and so forth. It was totally made up. I'm sorry anyone troubled you about this. ...Read more

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How to know if I have high testosterone, what are some personality traits and physical signs?

How to know if I have high testosterone, what are some personality traits and physical signs?

Testosterone level: Is easy to test for and there are other hormones that need to be tested along w/that one. Please see your doc. He/she can do that and provide and treatment necessary. Low T impacts mood as well as sexual response. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If your psychiatrist tells you have borderline personality traits, how likely is it that you have visiblr problem to others?

If your psychiatrist tells you have borderline personality traits, how likely is it that you have visiblr problem to others?

Borderline : Chances are, that borderline personality disorder is going to be very visible to everybody. Characteristics of this disorder are a disturbed sense of self, outbursts of emotion, a tendency to think of people and things in all good or all bad terms, impulsivity, drug and or alcohol abuse, acting out sexually, and self mutilating behaviors. ...Read more