Neuroticism May be Parkinson’s Risk Factor

Neuroticism May be Parkinson’s Risk Factor

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Neuroticism May be Parkinson’s Risk Factor

The personality trait neuroticism correlates with a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to recent research. The study, “Neuroticism and Risk of Parkinson’s Disease: A Meta-Analysis,” was published in the journal Movement Disorders. Neuroticism refers to an individual’s tendency to experience negative emotions, self-consciousness, vulnerability to stress, and an inability to resist urges. It attracts some attention as a personality trait for its association with a higher risk of several poor health outcomes, including Alzheimer’s…

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