The state effect of depressive and anxiety disorders on big five personality traits.

@article{Karsten2012TheSE,
  title={The state effect of depressive and anxiety disorders on big five personality traits.},
  author={Julie Karsten and Brenda W. J. H. Penninx and Hari{\"e}tte Riese and J. Ormel and Willem A. Nolen and Catharina Annette Hartman},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={644-50}
}
BACKGROUND Neuroticism and extraversion are affected by depressive disorder state. Less is known about depressive state effects on conscientiousness, agreeableness and openness. Furthermore, state effects of anxiety disorders on personality have been far less studied than those of depressive disorder. Here, we aim to determine the extent of change in all… CONTINUE READING