Tuesday, October 02, 2007
Goal-driven achievers less prone to Alzheimer's
Are you an achiever? Are you goal driven? Then you might just have a lower risk for developing Alzheimers Disease. A recent study (correlational!!!) found that elderly who see themselves as "self-disciplined, organized achievers have a lower risk for developing Alzheimer's disease than people who are less conscientious."!
To read more about it: http://www.cnn.com/2007/HEALTH/conditions/10/01/personality.alzheimers.ap/index.html?iref=newssearch
or go to the Archives of General Psychiatry to get a general synopsis: