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Personality profile of chronic fatigue syndrome patients and the alternative five factor model

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Bob, Mar 18, 2014.

  1. Bob

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    I've only read the abstract. It's the usual utter nonsense. Just posting it here for reference.

    Spain

    Personality profile of chronic fatigue syndrome patients and the alternative five factor model
    M. Gomà-i-Freixanet, N. Sáez-Francàs, S. Valero, N. Calvo, M. Casas
    April 2014
    Available online 12 March 2014
    Personality and Individual Differences. Volume 60, Supplement, April 2014, Pages S64.

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886913005631

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    Its annoying they spend money on bullshit like this.. this is the equalivant of doing a study on cancer patients and then saying they are more neurotic. Maybe we do worry about things more but we have too.. overdo things and we can end up having to spend a week or two in bed!!
     
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    who wouldn't be neurotic with that bunch of fud-brained gasbags constantly talking gibberish-piddle :p
     
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    I wonder what the results would be for psychobabblers.
     
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    SilverbladeTE Senior Member

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    Well:

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    but also:
    ~hung like a hamster

    and also this:

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    :wide-eyed::D
     
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    I thought extrovertism was more prominent and accepted in Latin cultures, while introvertism was more prominent and accepted in, for example, Japan and Scandinavian countries. What kind of cultural judgements are researchers in Spain making? How are they normalising and enforcing "Extrovert Imperialism"? :D

    Sigh... In other news, scientists discover that when severely injured, bears mysteriously retreat to their caves and growl when repeatedly poked with sharp sticks...
     
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  8. Ambrosia_angel

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    I only became neurotic after becoming 90% bedbound. Before that I was happy and ambitious with no problems except occasional boredom.
     
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  9. Min

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    A personality profile of 'researchers' who insist on 'researching' complete nonsense would be interesting. I

    f an illness makes you housebound, takes all your energy and leaves you in dreadful pain it is not rocket science to realise that it would also leave you more introverted and concerned about your health than before.
     
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    Beyond Juice Me Up, Scotty!!!

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    No one will research the researchers I fear...
     
  11. peggy-sue

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    It is well known that 80% of psychology students show very high neuroticism scores.:alien:
    They are not a "normal" population to start off with.

    Yet psychology students are normally the subjects for such research.:cautious:

    This was the opening gambit from one of my psychology lecturers, on the matter of Eysenk and his personality theory.
     
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