Difference in Temperament and Character Inventory scores between depressed patients with bipolar II and unipolar major depressive disorders.

@article{Sasayama2011DifferenceIT,
  title={Difference in Temperament and Character Inventory scores between depressed patients with bipolar II and unipolar major depressive disorders.},
  author={Daimei Sasayama and Hiroaki Hori and Toshiya Teraishi and Kotaro Hattori and Miho Ota and Junko Matsuo and Yumiko Kawamoto and Yukiko Kinoshita and Miyako Hashikura and Norie Koga and Nagahisa Okamoto and Kota Sakamoto and Teruhiko Higuchi and Naoji Amano and Hiroshi Kunugi},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={319-24}
}
BACKGROUND Although some core personality variables are known to be characteristic of unipolar or bipolar depression, few studies have compared the personality profile between these two disorders. METHODS Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) was employed to assess the personality of 36 depressed patients with bipolar II disorder (BPII), 90 patients with unipolar major depressive disorder (UP), and 306 healthy controls. The TCI was administered during the depressive episode in BPII and UP… CONTINUE READING

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