Temperament and character profiles are associated with depression outcome in psychiatric secondary care patients with harmful drinking

Temperament and character profiles have been associated with depression outcome and alcohol abuse comorbidity in depressed patients. How harmful alcohol use modifies the effects of temperament and character on depression outcome is not well known. Knowledge of these associations could provide a method for enhancing more individualized treatment strategies for these patients.
Source: Comprehensive Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research

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