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Paul T. Costa Jr., PhD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division: 
Behavioral Medicine
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Office: 4567 Clin Res II, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3926 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1970

Publications

McCrae, R. R., and P. T. Costa. “Understanding persons: From Stern's personalistics to Five-Factor Theory.” Personality and Individual Differences 169 (February 1, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.109816.

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Calland, Alyssa R., Ilene C. Siegler, Paul T. Costa, Leanna M. Ross, Nancy Zucker, Robin French, Elizabeth Hauser, and Kim M. Huffman. “Associations of self-reported eating disorder behaviors and personality in a college-educated sample.” Appetite 151 (August 1, 2020): 104669. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2020.104669.

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Hock, Rebecca S., Arielle G. Rabinowitz, Cyralene P. Bryce, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Paul T Costa Jr, and Janina R. Galler. “Intergenerational effects of childhood maltreatment and malnutrition on personality maladaptivity in a Barbadian longitudinal cohort.” Psychiatry Res 290 (August 2020): 113016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113016.

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Weiss, Alexander, Paul T. Costa, Ian J. Deary, Daniel B. Garside, and Jeremiah Stamler. “The MMPI factor scales and risk of death in men during 45 years of follow-up: The Western Electric study.” Psychol Aging 35, no. 1 (February 2020): 97–111. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000421.

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Reavis, Zackery W., Cynthia M. Kuhn, Redford B. Williams, Richard S. Surwit, William E. Kraus, Kim M. Huffman, James D. Lane, Paul Costa, Ilene C. Siegler, and Anastasia Georgiades. “EIGHT-MONTH STABILITY OF PLASMA EPINEPHRINE AND CORTISOL IN FASTED ADULTS AT BASELINE AND IN RESPONSE TO A GLUCOSE BOLUS.” In Psychosomatic Medicine, 81:A41–42. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Georgiades, Anastasia, Zackery W. Reavis, Redford B. Williams, Cynthia M. Kuhn, William E. Kraus, Kim M. Huffman, James D. Lane, Paul Costa, Ilene C. Siegler, and Richard S. Surwit. “EPINEPHRINE, CORTISOL AND NON-ESTERIFIED FATTY ACID LEVELS DURING AN INTRAVENOUS GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE ACUTE INSULIN RESPONSE (AIR), AN EARLY RISK MARKER FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES.” In Psychosomatic Medicine, 81:A42–A42. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Rojo-Wissar, Darlynn M., Amal A. Wanigatunga, Mark N. Wu, Vadim Zipunnikov, Jennifer A. Schrack, Sharmin Hossain, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Paul Costa, Antonio Terracciano, and Adam P. Spira. “PERSONALITY TRAITS, INSOMNIA SYMPTOMS AND DAYTIME SLEEPINESS IN OLDER ADULTS.” In Sleep, Vol. 42, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Costa, Paul T., Robert R. McCrae, and Corinna E. Löckenhoff. “Personality Across the Life Span.” Annu Rev Psychol 70 (January 4, 2019): 423–48. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-psych-010418-103244.

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Costa, P. T., and R. R. McCrae. “Age differences in personality structure revisited: Studies in validity, stability, and change.” In Being and Becoming Old, 141–53, 2019.

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Hock, Rebecca S., Cyralene P. Bryce, Laura Fischer, Michael B. First, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Paul T. Costa, and Janina R. Galler. “Childhood malnutrition and maltreatment are linked with personality disorder symptoms in adulthood: Results from a Barbados lifespan cohort.” Psychiatry Res 269 (November 2018): 301–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.05.085.

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