Cancer-Prone Personality

A personality profile alleged to increase the risk of developing a malignancy, due to ill-defined and nebulous internal conflicts. See Simonton method. Cf Psychoneuroimmunology
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As noted by psychologists Robert Gatchel, Andrew Baum, and David Krantz in their text, Health Psychology, the cancer-prone personality has several characteristics: "The first includes a tendency to keep in resentment and anger rather than express it and a |marked inability to forgive.

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