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Two broad types of self-healing personalities and health

Briefly describe the two broad types of self-healing personalities. How do behaviors provide a link between personality and health?

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Self-Healing Personalities

Problem: Briefly describe the two broad types of self-healing personalities.

Explanation: The two broad types of self-healing personalities are active healthy personality and relaxed healthy personality. An individual with an active healthy personality functions best in a somewhat stressful environment by presenting an outgoing and spontaneous reaction. An individual with a relaxed healthy personality functions best in a low-stress environment by presenting a calm and philosophical reaction. The "self-healing personality" was shaped by Howard Friedman, a professor of psychology at the University of California-Riverside, who states that people who are curious, secure, constructive, responsive, and conscientious fall ...

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