Personality and depression.

  title={Personality and depression.},
  author={Robert Michael Bagby and C Clin Psych and Lena Catherine Quilty and Andrew C Ryder},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={53 1},
OBJECTIVE To examine the implications of the association between personality and depression for the understanding, assessment, and treatment of major depression. METHOD A broad range of peer-reviewed manuscripts relevant to personality and depression was reviewed. Particular emphasis was placed on etiology, stability, diagnosis, and treatment implications. RESULTS Personality features in depressed samples reliably differ from those of healthy samples. The associations between personality… CONTINUE READING

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