Chapter 3. Temperament and Children's Unintentional Injuries

  1. Margarete E. Vollrath3,4
  1. David C. Schwebel1 and
  2. Benjamin K. Barton2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713860.ch3

Handbook of Personality and Health

Handbook of Personality and Health

How to Cite

Schwebel, D. C. and Barton, B. K. (2006) Temperament and Children's Unintentional Injuries, in Handbook of Personality and Health (ed M. E. Vollrath), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713860.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Psychological Institute, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

  2. 4

    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

  2. 2

    University of Guelph, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470021347

Online ISBN: 9780470713860



  • psychoanalysis;
  • unintentional injuries;
  • children;
  • mortality rate;
  • professional medical attention


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Review of the Literature: What do we Know?

  • Related Literatures: what do They Contribute?

  • So Which Temperament Traits Really Matter? and Why?

  • Concluding Issues: Measurement and Translation

  • References