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SJKU 2012, 17(4): 61-67 Back to browse issues page
Investigation of the correlation between personality dimensions and development of cancer by using the Cloninger's Temperament and Character Inventory
Shirin Zeinali 1, Nasrin Gerami 2, Mansour Beirami Dr3, Zohreh Sanaat Dr 4
1- Tabriz University
2- Tabriz Police
3- Assistant Professor Tabriz University
4- Associate Professor Tabriz University of Medical Sciences , sanaatz2000@yahoo.com
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ASTRACT Background and Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation of personality dimensions and development of cancer by using the Cloninger's Temperament and Character Inventory in subjects with cancer. Material and Method: This study included 100 patients and 100 normal people as our matched group, which was selected non-randomly. The subjects completed Cloninger's Temperament and Character Inventory TCI-125. Data were analyzed by MANCOVA. Results: The results of this study revealed that the scores of novelty seeking and co-cooperativeness were low and scores of harm avoidance were high in the patients with cancer in comparison to those of normal subjects. Conclusion: Considering the correlation of personality traits with cancer, we recommend psychological interventions for these patients. Key word: Cancer, Character, Temperament and TCI-125 inventory Received: Sep 15, 2011 Accepted: Aug 30, 2012
Keywords: Cancer, Character, Temperament and TCI-125 inventory
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/12/11
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Volume 17, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2012) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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