Personality dimensions in schizophrenia: associations with symptoms and coping.

  title={Personality dimensions in schizophrenia: associations with symptoms and coping.},
  author={Paul H Lysaker and Marcia A Wilt and Cynthia D Plascak-Hallberg and C. A. Brenner and Catherine A Clements},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={191 2},
While individual differences in personality exist among persons with schizophrenia and predate the onset of illness, less is known about their relationship to outcome. This study examined whether levels of three personality dimensions-neuroticism, extraversion, and agreeableness-are associated with symptomatology and coping in persons with schizophrenia. Symptom, personality, and coping measures were obtained for 59 participants with schizophrenia. Personality and coping measures were obtained… CONTINUE READING

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