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Personality trait predictors of bipolar disorder symptoms

Quilty, Lena C; Sellbom, Martin; Tackett, Jennifer Lee; Bagby, R Michael


The purpose of the current investigation was to examine the personality predictors of bipolar disorder symptoms, conceptualized as one-dimensional (bipolarity) or two-dimensional (mania and depression). A psychiatric sample (N = 370; 45% women; mean age 39.50 years) completed the Revised NEO Personality Inventory and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory -2. A model in which bipolar symptoms were represented as a single dimension provided a good fit to the data. This dimension was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychiatry Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2008.07.004


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