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    Trait Personality Theory

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    Trait Personality Theory is a model that seeks to identify the basic traits necessary to describe personality. Below are the:

    a. Key concepts

    1) Traits: Enduring dimensions of personality characteristics differentiating people from one another

    2) Types

    3) General traits

    4) Long-lasting traits

    5) Abnormal traits

    b. Key figures

    1) Allport

    2) Murray

    3) Cattell

    c. Strengths and criticisms

    Discuss each of these topics. Which are of interest and why?

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    Solution Summary

    The solution discusses Trait Personality Theory on several dimensions e.g. key concepts, key figures, strengths and criticisms.