The relationship of personality dimensions as measured by the temperament and character inventory and quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder living in the community

@article{Hansson2001TheRO,
  title={The relationship of personality dimensions as measured by the temperament and character inventory and quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder living in the community},
  author={Lars Hansson and Mona Eklund and Anita Bengtsson-Tops},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={133-139}
}
The influence of personality factors on the appraisal of subjective quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder is not much investigated. The present study examined this relationship in a sample of 104 patients living in the community. The temperament and character inventory was used to assess personality and the Lancashire quality of life profile was used to assess quality of life. The results showed that lower levels of harm avoidance and higher levels of… CONTINUE READING