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Personality of adults who were born very preterm
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    Re: Personality of young adults born preterm

    The correspondence by Greisen & Hansen (...) draws attention to their well conducted controlled study of the personality of very preterm born (VPT) adults in two cohorts in Denmark 1. Their study found like ours 2 higher neuroticism, lower extraversion but also higher agreeableness in adults born preterm compared to those born at term. They concluded in their paper that "overall, our study corroborates the picture of...

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    Personality of young adults born preterm
    • Gorm Greisen, Professor
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      • Bo M?lholm Hansen

    We read with interest the article by Eryigit-Madzwamuse et al (1) on the personality of young adults who were born preterm. We would like to draw the attention of the journal's readers to our recent work in the same field (2) with some important similarities and some interesting differences.

    We also studied approximately 200 cases and 200 controls and also assessed the 'big five' personality traits (neuroticism...

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