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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

Berg, Stéphanie M. van den, Marleen H. M. de Moor, Matt McGue, Erik Pettersson, Antonio Terracciano, Karin J. H. Verweij, Najaf Amin, et al. “Harmonization of Neuroticism and Extraversion phenotypes across inventories and cohorts in the Genetics of Personality Consortium: an application of Item Response Theory.” Behav Genet 44, no. 4 (July 2014): 295–313. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10519-014-9654-x.

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Costa, Paul T., Alexander Weiss, Paul R. Duberstein, Bruce Friedman, and Ilene C. Siegler. “Personality facets and all-cause mortality among Medicare patients aged 66 to 102 years: a follow-on study of Weiss and Costa (2005).” Psychosom Med 76, no. 5 (June 2014): 370–78. https://doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000000070.

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Costa, P. T., and R. R. McCrae. “The NEO inventories.” In Personality Assessment: Second Edition, 229–60, 2014. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203119143.

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Weiss, Alexander, and Paul T. Costa. “Re: "Personality and all-cause mortality: individual-participant meta-analysis of 3,947 deaths in 76,150 adults".” Am J Epidemiol 179, no. 6 (March 15, 2014): 791–92. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwt300.

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Brummett, Beverly H., Michael A. Babyak, Redford B. Williams, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Rong Jiang, William E. Kraus, Abanish Singh, Paul T. Costa, Anastasia Georgiades, and Ilene C. Siegler. “A putatively functional polymorphism in the HTR2C gene is associated with depressive symptoms in white females reporting significant life stress.” Plos One 9, no. 12 (2014): e114451. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0114451.

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McCrae, R. R., and P. T. Costa. “Cross-cultural perspectives on adult personality trait development.” In Handbook of Personality Development, 129–45, 2014. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315805610-14.

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Löckenhoff, C. E., W. Chan, R. R. McCrae, F. De Fruyt, L. Jussim, M. De Bolle, P. T. Costa, et al. “Gender Stereotypes of Personality: Universal and Accurate?” Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology 45, no. 5 (January 1, 2014): 675–94. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022113520075.

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Fountoulakis, Konstantinos N., Melina Siamouli, Stefania Moysidou, Eleonora Pantoula, Katerina Moutou, Panagiotis Panagiotidis, Marina Kemeridou, et al. “Standardization of the NEO-PI-3 in the Greek general population.” Ann Gen Psychiatry 13, no. 1 (2014): 36. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12991-014-0036-9.

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Smits, Jasper A. J., Stefan G. Hofmann, David Rosenfield, Lindsey B. DeBoer, Paul T. Costa, Naomi M. Simon, Conall O’Cleirigh, et al. “D-cycloserine augmentation of cognitive behavioral group therapy of social anxiety disorder: prognostic and prescriptive variables.” J Consult Clin Psychol 81, no. 6 (December 2013): 1100–1112. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0034120.

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McCrae, Robert R., Wayne Chan, Lee Jussim, Filip De Fruyt, Corinna E. Löckenhoff, Marleen De Bolle, Paul T. Costa, et al. “The Inaccuracy of National Character Stereotypes.” J Res Pers 47, no. 6 (December 1, 2013). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2013.08.006.

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