The impact of personality on quality of life and disease activity in patients with Behcet's disease: a pilot study


Atay I. M. , ERTURAN İ. , DEMİRDAŞ A. , YAMAN G. B. , YÜREKLİ V. A.

COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY, vol.55, no.3, pp.511-517, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.11.008
  • Title of Journal : COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.511-517

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to examine the personality characteristics of patients with Behcet's Disease (BD) using the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) compared with healthy control subjects and to investigate the relationship between the temperament and character properties and quality of life, disease activity, depression and anxiety in Behcet's patients.