Premorbid Personality Disorders in Male Schizophrenic Patients with or without Comorbid Substance Use Disorder: Is Dual Diagnosis Mediated by Personality Disorder?

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INTRODUCTION Although substance abuse is an important clinical problem in schizophrenic patients, very little evidence explains why these patients use drugs and alcohol. This study therefore aimed to examine whether premorbid personality disorders affect substance abuse. METHODS The sample included 40 male schizophrenic patients with and 40 male… (More)
DOI: 10.5152/npa.2015.7679

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@article{Altunsoy2015PremorbidPD, title={Premorbid Personality Disorders in Male Schizophrenic Patients with or without Comorbid Substance Use Disorder: Is Dual Diagnosis Mediated by Personality Disorder?}, author={Neslihan Altunsoy and Şafak Yalçın Şahiner and Merve Cingi K{\"{u}l{\"{u}k and Tuncer Okay and Semra Ulusoy Kaymak and Çiğdem Aydemir and Erol G{\"{o}ka}, journal={Noro psikiyatri arsivi}, year={2015}, volume={52 3}, pages={303-308} }