Specific personality traits and associated psychosocial distresses among individuals with heroin or methamphetamine use disorder in Taiwan.

  title={Specific personality traits and associated psychosocial distresses among individuals with heroin or methamphetamine use disorder in Taiwan.},
  author={Chia-Hao Ma and Kuan-Fu Lin and Tzu-Ting Chen and Yuriev Yu. and Hui-Fen Chien and Wei-Lieh Huang},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},

Correlation between loneliness, personality traits, and treatment outcomes in patients with methamphetamine use disorder

The aim of this study was to investigate whether loneliness and personality traits correlate with the treatment outcome of methamphetamine use disorder. In this 1-year longitudinal study, a total 106

Associations of childhood experiences and methamphetamine use among Akha and Lahu hill tribe youths in northern Thailand: A cross-sectional study

All relevant government and nongovernment agencies together with the Ministry of Public Health Thailand should address MA use among Akha and Lahu youths by properly developing a community health intervention that lowers risk of MA use by addressing family relationships, male youth behaviors, and focused on those individuals with a highly confident personality.

A simple version of resting-state heart rate variability interpretation for patients with affective disorders: A four-pattern perspective.

Heart rate variability (HRV) is often considered as a biomarker reflecting well-being, but the clinical meaning of short-term resting-state HRV is not sufficiently defined. We assume that combining


  • J. Kao
  • Medicine
    Journal of the Formosan Medical Association
  • 2020



Substance Use Disorders and Cluster B Personality Disorders: Physiological, Cognitive, and Environmental Correlates in a College Sample

  • Jeanette Taylor
  • Psychology
    The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse
  • 2005
Environmental factors may be particularly relevant to the understanding of SUDs and certain PDs, and were significantly positively related to proportion of friends who use alcohol and drugs regularly and drug use among romantic partners.

Methadone-Mediated Autonomic Functioning of Male Patients with Heroin Dependence: The Influence of Borderline Personality Pattern

The hypothesis that there is an interaction between borderline personality and autonomic modulation is supported and heart rate variability measurements and the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire are applied to examine this hypothesis.

Personality dimensions of opiate addicts

The personality dimensions of opiate addicts showed certain temperament traits, such as: impulsiveness, shyness with strangers, fear of uncertainty and dependence, which may be an etiological factor in forming of a personality disorder, an affective disorder as well as of a drug choice.


Results indicated that those less mature were more “novelty-seeking” and “harm-avoidant”, while those maturer tended to be more persistent; maturity and the drug of choice among female addicts were related to different TCI scales.

The relationship among three models of personality psychopathology: DSM-III-R personality disorder, TCI scores and DSQ defences

A widely accepted clinical nosology (DSM-III-R personality disorders) rated using a clinical interview correlates reasonably predictably with two theoretical models derived from different paradigms and rated using self-reports.

An Investigation of Mental Health and Personality in Swedish Police Trainees upon Entry to the Police Academy

This study aimed at personality and mental health status of Swedish police trainees considering gender differences; and at relationships between personality and mental health. 103 individuals were