JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROLOGY, vol.10, no.4, pp.320-327, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
restless legs syndrome, Temperament and Character Inventory, personality, harm avoidance, serotonin, dopamine, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL MODEL, GENERAL-POPULATION, MAJOR DEPRESSION, RECEPTOR-BINDING, 5-FACTOR MODEL, PANIC DISORDER, PERSONALITY, COMMUNITY, PROFILES
Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated:
Background and Purpose Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common sleep-related movement disorder that is frequently associated with psychological disturbances. Personality traits are of considerable importance with respect to coping with chronic illness and disease vulnerability. This study assessed the temperament and character traits of RLS patients using an approach that involves the psychobiological model of personality.