Chronotype and personality factors of predisposition to seasonal affective disorder

  title={Chronotype and personality factors of predisposition to seasonal affective disorder},
  author={H. Oginska and Katarzyna Oginska-Bruchal},
  journal={Chronobiology International},
  pages={523 - 531}
  • H. Oginska, Katarzyna Oginska-Bruchal
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Chronobiology International
  • The study aimed to recognize the personality factors of a predisposition to seasonal mood fluctuations in a non-clinical sample. A group of 101 subjects (57 women, 44 men; mean age 26.4 ± 6.5 years) completed a battery of tests comprising a Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire (SPAQ), Chronotype Questionnaire (ChQ), a NEO-Five Factor Inventory and a Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS). A smaller sample (n = 44) completed a Winter Blues Scale (WBS). Women scored significantly… CONTINUE READING
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