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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 treating mental illness there is, too, the difficult aspect of the sufferer's basic personality.
If you are unsure of your basic personality type, try taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test.
The book describes the four basic personality styles and how to deal with each type.
Determining a cat's basic personality can inform modifications in how that cat is managed or which home would be best if a rescue or shelter is trying to place the cat from a foster home.
Instead, Dr Salvatore suggests, more time should be spent exploring basic personality traits which have been previously linked to divorce, such as high levels of negativity and low levels of constraint.
Kelly, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, senior economic adviser Gary Cohn - has grown with the realisation that President Donald Trump is incapable of changing his basic personality.
Our basic personality characteristics are a function of our brain circuitry; they are enduring and stable over time and across different situations.
In contrast to Mead's emphasis on gender and sexuality, and Benedict's on the character of a culture, the framework Kardiner and Du Bois produced focused on constructing a "basic personality" type and "primary and secondary institutions." To test their model, they intended to send anthropologists to societies not yet influenced by westernization, but Du Bois was the only person funded to do this.
A unique contribution of this study compared to previous studies is that we also mapped SDO-D and SDO-E in relation to basic personality traits.
The NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R) which was first developed by Costa and Mc Crae in 1992 describes the five basic personality domains using a 240 item questionnaire, each of these five personality domains, is further described using six specific facets.
We also asked them basic personality questions to help us identify relation ships between potentially desirable personality types and their preferred job characteristics.

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