Posted on Aug 20, 2009 | Comments 0
Recent studies found that personality traits associated with worries and stress can lead to hazardous health problems.
Having worrying tendencies or stressful behaviors can also lead to earlier death because people with stressful personality traits are more likely to engage themselves in unhealthy habits such as smoking or drugs.
Daniel K. Mroczek, a professor of child development and family studies in Prude University, says that extreme levels of neuroticism can lead to earlier death.
The reason behind it was found as having worrying tendencies or being kind of a person with stressful behavior develops unhealthy behaviors like alcohol or smoking and hence raises their risk of earlier mortality.
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