Smoking, Health, and Personality

Smoking, Health, and Personality

by Hans Eysenck

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ISBN-13: 9780765806390
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/30/2000
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Hans J. Eysenck (1916-1997) was professor of psychology at the University of London and the director of its psychological department at the Institute of Psychiatry. He was best known for his experimental research in the field of personality. Among his many books are Rebel with a Cause, Dimensions of Personality, The Dynamics of Anxiety and Hysteria, Intelligence, and Decline and Fall of the Freudian Empire.

Stuart Brody was educated in New York, where he worked as a clinical psychologist for several years. He has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine, the British Medical Journal, and the Archives of Sexual Behavior. He is currently a research assistant professor at the institute of Medical Psychology at the University of Tubingen, Germany,

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Introduction11
1The Origin and Growth of a Habit17
2The Development of Suspicion33
3The Critics Hit Back50
4Personality and Constitution75
5Smokers and Non-Smokers90
6Cancer and Personality107
7The Causes of Lung Cancer119
8Giving up Smoking?138
Epilogue: Where there's Smoke there's Fire151
Index161

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