A field within psychology devoted to understanding psychological influences on how people stay healthy, why they become ill, and how they respond when they do get ill
Psychologists pursue their health-related goal in cooperation with physicians, nurses, public health workers, and other biomedical specialists
questions about impulsivity and disruptive behavior during school years, a personality test and are significantly correlated with a broad range of undesirable activities in the work place
unique pattern of enduring thoughts, feelings, and actions that characterize a person
Psychodynamic Approach (Personality)
Sigmund Freud, assumes that our thoughts, feelings, and behavior are determined by the interaction of various unconscious psychological processes. Our personality develops as we struggle with the task of satisfying our basic urges and that's reflected in the ways we go about satisfying those urges.
Trait Approach (Personality)
focuses on the consistent patterns of thoughts, feelings, and actions that form individual personalities