Personality structure in patients with winter depression, assessed in a depression-free state according to the five-factor model of personality.

@article{Lingjaerde2001PersonalitySI,
  title={Personality structure in patients with winter depression, assessed in a depression-free state according to the five-factor model of personality.},
  author={Odd Lingjaerde and A R F\oreland and Harald Engvik},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2001},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={165-74}
}
BACKGROUND Depressive disorders are often associated with abnormalities of personality. This has also been found in Seasonal Affective Disorder, Winter Depression type (W-SAD), although relatively few and small studies have been done on this disorder so far, and mainly in the depressed phase. The aim of this study was to explore the personality structure and its possible background and clinical correlates in a larger group of patients with W-SAD, assessed in a non-depressed state, in the Five… CONTINUE READING

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