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What are good personality traits of a midwife?

What are good personality traits of a midwife?

Midwife: Altruism, empathy, plus good background experience.

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Midwives (Definition)

Midwives are medical professionals that provide prenatal, childbirth, and postpartum ...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?

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

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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 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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Are there any personality traits typically associated with with Marfan syndrome?

Are there any personality traits typically associated with 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. Isnt that good since I am a single mom?

I have both male and female personality traits. Isnt 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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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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