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dc.contributor.authorYAZICI, Esra
dc.contributor.authorYAZICI, Ahmet Bulent
dc.contributor.authorAydin, Nazan
dc.contributor.authorOrhan, Asuman
dc.contributor.authorKirpinar, Ismet
dc.contributor.authorAcemoglu, Hamit
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-05T14:20:26Z
dc.date.available2019-10-05T14:20:26Z
dc.date.issued2013-05-01
dc.identifier
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12645/3602
dc.description.abstractPersonality and behavioral changes in epilepsy are well documented. However, neither the quantitative characteristics nor the etiology of these changes is clear yet. Cloninger has developed a psychobiological personality model that provides a way to evaluate personality in a dimensional way. This study examined the relationship between epilepsy and Cloninger-s dimensional psychobiological personality model. A total of 73 epilepsy outpatients and 79 healthy controls were examined using the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Axis I Disorders, the Turkish version of the Temperament and Character Inventory, and an epilepsy questionnaire. Epilepsy patients had higher harm avoidance ( HA) and lower persistence, self-directedness (SD), and cooperativeness scores than healthy controls did. In epileptic subjects, there was no correlation between age and duration of epilepsy. Subjects with partial seizures had higher HA scores and lower SD scores than generalized ones. Comorbid depression was represented with lower SD scores. In multiple linear regression models, only major depressive disorder predicted lower scores of SD. This study confirms specific personality changes among epileptics according to Cloninger-s dimensional personality model and indicates a relationship between the characteristics of epilepsy and psychiatric comorbidity.
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dc.subjectYAZICI E., YAZICI A. B. , Aydin N., Orhan A., Kirpinar I., Acemoglu H., -Temperament and Character Traits in Patients With Epilepsy Epileptic Personality-, JOURNAL OF NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASE, cilt.201, ss.365-370, 2013
dc.titleTemperament and Character Traits in Patients With Epilepsy Epileptic Personality
dc.typeArticle
local.avesis.response3472
local.article.journalnameULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
dc.identifier.wosWOS:000318552900002
dc.identifier.scopus84877575056
dc.identifier.doi10.1097/nmd.0b013e31828e0e3d
dc.identifier.pubmed23588229
local.publication.isinternational1


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