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BACKGROUND Although most personality constructs have been standardized in population studies, cyclothymic, depressive, irritable and hyperthymic temperaments putatively linked to mood disorders have been classically derived from clinical observations. METHODS We therefore administered the semi-structured affective temperament schedule of Memphis, Pisa,(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability and psychometric properties of the Semistructured Affective Temperament Interview, and determine cut-offs for each temperament. METHOD 1010 Italian students aged between 14 and 26 were evaluated by means of the Akiskal and Mallya criteria in a Semistructured Interview for depressive,(More)