The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of personality disorders in a group of outpatients with bipolar I disorder.
The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R Personality Disorders (SCID-II) was administered to 90 bipolar outpatients who met the DSM-III-R criteria and 58 control subjects.
Of the patients and controls, 47.7% and 15.5%, respectively, had at least one personality disorder.
At least one personality disorder in clusters A, B, and C and obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders were significantly more prevalent in bipolars.
Suicide attempts were more frequent in patients with a history of personality disorder.
Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble bipolaire, Association morbide, Trouble personnalité, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Turquie, Asie, Homme, Trouble humeur
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Bipolar disorder, Concomitant disease, Personality disorder, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Turkey, Asia, Human, Mood disorder
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Cote : 98-0166922
Code Inist : 002B18C07C. Création : 21/07/1998.