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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

Costa, P. T., and R. R. Mccrae. “The Five-Factor Model, Five-Factor Theory, and Interpersonal Psychology.” In Handbook of Interpersonal Psychology: Theory, Research, Assessment, and Therapeutic Interventions, 91–104, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118001868.ch6.

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Nestadt, G., C. Di, J. F. Samuels, Y. -. J. Cheng, O. J. Bienvenu, I. M. Reti, P. Costa, W. W. Eaton, and K. Bandeen-Roche. “Concordance between personality disorder assessment methods.” Psychol Med 42, no. 3 (March 2012): 657–67. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291711001632.

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Moor, M. H. M. de, P. T. Costa, A. Terracciano, R. F. Krueger, E. J. C. de Geus, T. Toshiko, B. W. J. H. Penninx, et al. “Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for personality.” Mol Psychiatry 17, no. 3 (March 2012): 337–49. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2010.128.

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Hock, Rebecca S., Hochang B. Lee, O Joseph Bienvenu, Gerald Nestadt, Jack F. Samuels, Jeanine M. Parisi, Costa Paul T. Jr, and Adam P. Spira. “Personality and Cognitive Decline in the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study.” In American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20:S85–86, 2012.

Scholars@Duke

Costa, P. T., and R. R. McCrae. “Major contributions to the psychology of personality.” In Hans Eysenck: Consensus and Controversy, 65–74, 2012. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203299449.

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Löckenhoff, Corinna E., Paul R. Duberstein, Bruce Friedman, and Paul T. Costa. “Five-factor personality traits and subjective health among caregivers: the role of caregiver strain and self-efficacy.” Psychol Aging 26, no. 3 (September 2011): 592–604. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0022209.

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Kolanowski, Ann, Mark Litaker, Lin Buettner, Joyel Moeller, and Paul T. Costa. “A randomized clinical trial of theory-based activities for the behavioral symptoms of dementia in nursing home residents.” J Am Geriatr Soc 59, no. 6 (June 2011): 1032–41. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03449.x.

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Reti, Irving M., Jerry Z. Xu, Jason Yanofski, Jodi McKibben, Magdalena Uhart, Yu-Jen Cheng, Peter Zandi, et al. “Monoamine oxidase A regulates antisocial personality in whites with no history of physical abuse.” Compr Psychiatry 52, no. 2 (March 2011): 188–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2010.05.005.

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Costa, P. T. “The NEO inventories.” In Personality Assessment, 213–45, 2011. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203933244.

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McCrae, Robert R., Matthew Scally, Antonio Terracciano, Gonçalo R. Abecasis, and Paul T. Costa. “An alternative to the search for single polymorphisms: toward molecular personality scales for the five-factor model.” J Pers Soc Psychol 99, no. 6 (December 2010): 1014–24. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0020964.

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