Temperament and character in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: association with clinical factors and psychiatric disorders

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KILIÇ Ö., Celik R. G. G., Emul M., SAİP S., Altintas A., Siva A.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.47, no.3, pp.1339-1349, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.1147756
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1339-1349
  • Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, temperament and character, depression, anxiety, personality, MINI-MENTAL-STATE, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, PERSONALITY-TRAITS, DISABILITY STATUS, NEO-FFI, INVENTORY, ANXIETY, COMORBIDITY, DIMENSIONS, DEPRESSION
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Despite its implications for quality of life, temperament, and character in multiple sclerosis are underexplored. We aimed to explore temperament and character traits, their association with clinical characteristics, and explore the factors that impact depression in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).