Evaluation of Temperament and Character Features as Risk Factors for Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome


Cakmak V. , GAZİOĞLU S. , USTA N. C. , Ozkorumak E. , AYAR A. , TOPBAŞ M. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROLOGY, vol.10, no.4, pp.320-327, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3988/jcn.2014.10.4.320
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.320-327

Abstract

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.