Personality and depressive symptoms: a multi-dimensional analysis.

  title={Personality and depressive symptoms: a multi-dimensional analysis.},
  author={Richard A Grucza and Thomas R. Przybeck and Edward L. Spitznagel and Claude Robert Cloninger},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={74 2},
BACKGROUND The relationship of temperamental aspects of personality to symptoms of depression in a community-based sample of 804 individuals was examined using a multi-dimensional approach to account for heterogeneity in symptom patterns. METHOD The Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) was used to assess personality and the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale (CES-D) was used to measure depressive symptoms. Canonical correlation analysis was used to relate CES-D item… CONTINUE READING