Eysenck's addictive personality

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Eysenck (1967)
Neurotocism & Psychocotocism for the Personality section of Risk factors of addiction. He proposed that there are 3 biological dimensions of a personality. 1)Extraversion-Introversion. 2)Neurotocism. 3)Psychotocism.
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Eysenck- Extraversion-Introversion
Extraverts are chronically under-aroused or bored. Because of this, they seek external stimulation to increase brain (cortical) arousal.
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Eysenck - Neurotocism
Neurotic people often experience negative affects, such as depression and anxiety.
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Eysenck - Psychotocism
When someone is often hostile and impulsive. They react with no forethought really.
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Eysenck (1967) Evaluation
Further research has been found on Neurotocism and Psychotocism by Francis (1996). Also, impulsivity is caused by high dopamine and is shown it can lead to addiction. Was a human study, but is bias to people with Parkinson's disease.
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Extraverts are chronically under-aroused or bored. Because of this, they seek external stimulation to increase brain (cortical) arousal.

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Eysenck- Extraversion-Introversion

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Neurotic people often experience negative affects, such as depression and anxiety.

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When someone is often hostile and impulsive. They react with no forethought really.

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Further research has been found on Neurotocism and Psychotocism by Francis (1996). Also, impulsivity is caused by high dopamine and is shown it can lead to addiction. Was a human study, but is bias to people with Parkinson's disease.

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