Psychoticism as a dimension of personality
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Psychoticism as a dimension of personality [by] Hans J. Eysenck and Sybil B.G. Eysenck. by Hans Jurgen Eysenck

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


  • Personality assessment -- Methodology,
  • Psychoses -- Diagnosis,
  • Personality tests

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 204-224.

ContributionsEysenck, Sybil Bianca Giuletta Rostal, 1927-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 232 p. ill. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20656954M

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A personality dimension with characteristics of aggression, aloofness, antisocial behavior and impulsive actions. The dimension demonstrates a susceptibility to psychotic an psychopathic disorder. PSYCHOTICISM: "Her psychoticism kept the staff on their toes whenever she was out of her room." Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOTICISM," in. Three Dimensions of Personality According to Hans Eysenck. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Responsibility: Hans J. Eysenck and. Psychoticism as a dimension of personality Hardcover – by H. J Eysenck (Author) › Visit Amazon's H. J Eysenck Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Cited by:

Michael C. Ashton, in Individual Differences and Personality (Third Edition), Psychoticism. Finally, Eysenck also suggested a third major dimension of personality, which he called ing to Eysenck, this dimension included traits such as aggressiveness, manipulation, tough mindedness, risk taking, irresponsibility, and impulsivity versus their opposites. 2 He. Later, Eysenck added another dimension, psychoticism. Though it could indicate mental instability, more commonly one's placement within this dimension was an indicator of how much you were likely to be rebellious against the system or wild and reckless. Psychoticism was a late addition to Eysenck’s theory of personality, and was included in whilst Hans was working with his wife, Sybil Eysenck (Eysenck and Eysenck, ). This third dimension of personality ranges from normality (low psychoticism) to high psychoticism. Psychoticism is defined by Eysenck as a personality type that is prone to take risks, might engage in anti-social behaviors, impulsiveness, or non-conformist behavior. Extraversion includes.

Psychoticism was the third personality trait in the Eysenck personality model. Psychometrically, the personality factor emerged orthogonal to the neuroticism (Bech a) and extraversion-introversion (Bech b) factors in the Eysenck factor s the neuroticism dimension when associated with introversion identified dysthymia (or depression), the association between neuroticism. with the single personality dimension of psychoticism differen-tiating normals from psychopaths (intermediate in psychoti-cism) and from schizophrenics and bipolars (extreme in psy-choticism). Self-report questionnaire scales have been devel-oped (H. J. . psychoticism (sy-kot-i-sizm) n. a dimension of personality derived from psychometric tests, which appears to indicate a degree of emotional coldness and some cognitive impairment. Source for information on psychoticism: A Dictionary of Nursing dictionary.   According to Eysenck, the sixteen primary personality factors identified by Cattell in the PF test were unreliable and could not be replicated. Eysenck chose instead to focus on higher order factor analysis, and he identified three “superfactors:” extraversion, neuroticism, and psychoticism (Eysenck, ). According to Eysenck, higher.