Journal article

Is Healthy Neuroticism Associated with Chronic Conditions? A Coordinated Integrative Data Analysis

Sara J Weston, Eileen K Graham, Nicholas A Turiano, Damaris Aschwanden, Tom Booth, Fleur Harrison, Bryan D James, Nathan A Lewis, Steven R Makkar, Swantje Mueller, Kristi M Wisniewski, Tomiko Yoneda, Ruixue Zhaoyang, Avron Spiro, Johanna Drewelies, Gert G Wagner, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Ilja Demuth, Sherry Willis, K Warner Schaie Show all

COLLABRA-PSYCHOLOGY | UNIV CALIFORNIA PRESS | Published : 2020

Abstract

Early investigations of the neuroticism by conscientiousness interaction with regards to health have been promising, but to date, there have been no systematic investigations of this interaction that account for the various personality measurement instruments, varying populations, or aspects of health. The current study - the second of three - uses a coordinated analysis approach to test the impact of the neuroticism by conscientiousness interaction on the prevalence and incidence of chronic conditions. Using 15 pre-existing longitudinal studies (N > 49,375), we found that conscientiousness did not moderate the relationship between neuroticism and having hypertension (OR = 1.00,95%CI[0.98,1...

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Funding Acknowledgements

This project was made possible by funding from the NIA (P01AG043362, R01-AG1843, R01-AG067622, R01-AG064006, K01AG050823, R01AG017917, P30AG010161, R01AG055653, R01AG056486, R01AG10569, T32AG000037, R01-AG032037, R29-AG07465, and R01-AG-002287, R01AG055653, R01AG056486); Dietmar Hopp Stiftung; German Federal Ministry for Family, Senior Citizens, Women, and Youth (Grant Ref. 314-1722-102/16 and 301-1720-295/2); National Health and Medical Research Council (ID: 568969); NHMRC Australia (APP1100579); German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung, BMBF) under grant numbers #16SV5536K, #16SV5537, #16SV5538, #16SV5837, #01UW0808; #01GL1716A; and #01GL1716B); Age UK; Medical Research Council; Biological Sciences Research Council (MR/K026992/1).