Volume 8, Issue 2 (11-2002)                   IJPCP 2002, 8(2): 10-17 | Back to browse issues page

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Haghshenas H, Mousavi Nasab M, Farnam R. Personality Traits in Patients with Diagnoses of Panic Disorder. IJPCP. 2002; 8 (2) :10-17
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-231-en.html
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Objectives: The present study was conducted to investigate the personality traits which may have a negative impact on patients’ performance, health, and occurrence of panic disorder as well as its process and prognosis.

Method: 51 subjects diagnosed with panic disorder were compared with 51 normal subjects through NEO Personality Inventory- Revised (NEO PI-R).

Findings: The findings indicated that subjects suffering from panic disorder were more susceptible  to experiences of anxiety, depression, aggression, guilt-feeling, and stress. They were less extraverted, but as capable of controlling their impulses as normal subjects they prefer to have a stable life, and are not interested in experiencing adventures.

Results: The study demonstrated that the personality traits of the subjects diagnosed with panic disorder more likely correlates with those of the Cluster C of personality disorders.


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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2007/11/1

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