Study based on Cloninger,s model: Comparing suicide attempters temperament and character dimensions with normal individuals

beirami, mansour and Abdollahzadeh Jeddi, Aida (2012) Study based on Cloninger,s model: Comparing suicide attempters temperament and character dimensions with normal individuals. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 14 (56). pp. 43-336.

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Abstract

: According to National Health Organization statistics, suicide is one of the most important death reason in general population especially in young people. Regarding its harmful effects in mental, social and economic aspects; the necessity of studying underlying factors of this phenomenon and further developing practical ways to prevention; becomes more important. This study aims to discover temperament and character dimensions of suicide attempters.  Materials and Methods: In this comparative study, 30 inpatients that has been referred to Razi mental hospital of Tabriz, during autumn (2011) and winter (2012), after their suicide attempts, have been chosen in accessible accidental method and after satisfaction, completed Cloninger,s temperament and character inventory (TCI-125). Control group was included of 30 healthy individual without suicidal and psychiatric history.  Results: Findings showed that attempters have significant differences with in novelty seeking, self-directedness, and cooperativeness. They showed higher novelty seeking and lower self-directedness and cooperativeness in comparing with controls (P<0.001).  Conclusion: Findings of this study in according with similar studies can help us to improve our understanding about underlying personality factors of suicide. So we can use this information for developing better prevention ways and therapy process of this critical health problem. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 19:19
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 19:19
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4474

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