Temperament and Character traits in Bipolar “I” inpatients with and without substance abuse

Open Science Journal

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Title Temperament and Character traits in Bipolar “I” inpatients with and without substance abuse
 
Creator Kheradmand, Azadeh
Semnani, Yousef
 
Subject
Bipolar I disorder, Substance abuse, personality
 
Description Background: Bipolar disorder, a serious mental illness, affects a large number of people. They showed some differences in temperament and character traits in compared with healthy population. Moreover, they are prone to substance abuse. The aim of the study is comparing Temperament and Character traits in Bipolar “I” inpatients with and without substance abuse.Methods: In this Descriptive Cross-Sectional study, we recruited 228 patients with the diagnosis of bipolar I disorder by SCID-I. Patients’ temperament and character traits were assessed by Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) questionnaire.Results: Novelty seeking showed significant differences between the groups with and without substance abuse or dependency. Logistic regression model showed that novelty-seeking score significantly correlated with substance abuse in-patient with bipolar disorder.Conclusion: Our findings indicated that novelty seeking is a major risk factor for substance abusing in bipolar patients
 
Publisher Open Science Journal
 
Contributor
 
Date 2019-04-16
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://osjournal.org/ojs/index.php/OSJ/article/view/1883
10.23954/osj.v4i1.1883
 
Source Open Science Journal; Vol 4, No 1 (2019): Open Science Journal
2466-4308
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://osjournal.org/ojs/index.php/OSJ/article/view/1883/200
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Open Science Journal
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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