Personality and breast cancer screening behaviors

I. C. Siegler, P. T. Costa

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This review examines findings on the relationship between personality and breast cancer screening behaviors. Because the literature is limited, data from the University of North Carolina Alumni Heart Study (UNCAHS) are presented showing the associations between personality measured by the NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI) and mammography and breast self-examination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-351
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Behavioral Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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