A new study suggests a patients personality could affect the correct diagnosis of depression. Based on their research, psychologists suggest that reports of family or friends regarding the mood history of a patient could lead to a missed diagnosis. Additionally, missed signs of depression tended to occur more with patients who were generally extroverts or outgoing.
A new study published in this month’s edition of the APA’s Journal of Abnormal Psychology has pointed out similarity in personality types of both male and female perpetrators of domestic violence.
New research from researchers at UC Riverside and the University of Oregon suggests that personality traits exhibited in childhood could predict our behavior as adults.