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  • Counseling, antidepressants change personality (for the better), team reports

    University of Illinois psychology professor Brent Roberts and his colleagues reviewed more than 200 studies of therapeutic interventions – such as counseling or the use of antidepressant drugs – which also tracked personality over time.

    University of Illinois psychology professor Brent Roberts and his colleagues reviewed more than 200 studies of therapeutic interventions – such as counseling or the use of antidepressant drugs – which also tracked personality over time.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Brent Roberts, call 217-333-2644; email bwrobrts@illinois.edu.
    The paper “A Systematic Review of Personality Trait Change Through Intervention” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/bul0000088