Partial index of psychological studies of U.S. presidents and presidential candidates, foreign leaders, and leading terrorist figures conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.
Category: Bill Clinton
Summary: Donald Trump’s primary personality patterns are ambitious / exploitative (a measure of narcissism), and outgoing / impulsive (a measure of extraversion). Secondarily, Trump exhibits a dominant / controlling pattern, supplemented by dauntless / adventurous and contentious / resolute tendencies — a personality composite best labeled a “high-dominance charismatic.”
Summary: Psychological assessment revealed that Bill Clinton is primarily Asserting/self-promoting and Outgoing/gregarious, whereas Bob Dole is primarily Controlling/dominant and Conforming/dutiful.
Personality profiles of 1996 U.S. presidential candidates Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.
Psychological analysis of U.S. president Bill Clinton revealed that Clinton’s primary personality patterns are Ambitious/self-serving and Outgoing/gregarious. In summary, Clinton’s personality composite can be characterized as a “charismatic extravert.”