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ba·sic per·son·al·i·ty type

1. a person's unique, covert, or underlying personality propensities, whether behaviorally manifest or overt;
2. personality characteristics of an individual person that are also shared by most members of a social group.

ba·sic per·son·al·i·ty type

(bā'sik pĕr-sŏn-al'i-tē tīp)
1. A person's unique, covert, or underlying personality propensities, whether behaviorally manifest or overt.
2. Personality characteristics of a person that are also shared by a majority of the members of a social group.
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In this section, four basic personality types are presented in relation to behaviors that may be especially characteristic of clients with LD.
Although a patient's basic personality is a challenge for physicians to work around, attitude - which is also an extremely powerful modifier of pain - is somewhat easier to mold, suggested Stefaan Van Damme, Ph.
Although a patient's basic personality is a challenge for physicians to work around, attitude--which is also an extremely powerful modifier of pain--is somewhat easier to mold, suggested Stefaan Van Damme, Ph.
The basic goal of this paper is to show a one-to-one correspondence between the six basic personality types and the six distinct categories of items that can be offered as sacrifices.
Ultimately every person that goes into broadcasting is told, you take your basic personality, multiply it by a hundred, and that's what ends up on the radio," Anderson tells Outtakes by phone from Arizona.
A series of 'characters' including Frederick Foresight (the frontal cortex) and others interact, with connections made between brain functioning and basic personality and operations.
When they are still as sweet as he is after this long in a strange place full of people, it says a lot about their basic personality.
There's a general consensus that there are five basic personality traits--often referred to as the 'Big 5':
An understanding of these basic personality traits could improve the working relationship between the two groups.
We found that the basic personality traits of women students differed distinctly from those of men at the onset of medical school (32).
We investigated the relationship between the five basic personality dimensions and three types of substance use by surveying students.
There are 16 possible profiles which can be condensed into four basic personality profiles: Sensing-Judgers, Sensing-Perceivers, Intuitive-Thinkers, and Intuitive-Feelers (Keirsey, 1998; Myers, 1998).

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