Long‐Term Stability and Change in Personality: An Introduction

Stephen West, William G. Graziano

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ABSTRACT The purpose of this special issue is to foster an examination of recent work on long‐term stability and change in personality Classic and recent research on long‐term stability of personality is presented Personal transitions are examined as an opportunity for studying continuity and change Some recent metatheoretical and theoretical perspectives on stability and change are presented Finally, several Innovative methodological and statistical approaches to the study of stability and change are considered

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-193
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of personality
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology


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