| Published: December 25, 2015
A Study of Relationship between Alcohol Dependence and Personality
Alcohol dependence is related with multiple etiological factors and one among those is personality of the individual. This study was undertaken to explore the relationship between type of personality and alcohol addiction. Samples of 30 patients who have been admitted for de addiction were taken for the study. Socio demographic proforma, alcohol history proforma, CAGE questionnaire and Eysenck Personality Inventory were administered. It was found that significantly high number of patients with alcohol dependence syndrome had ambivert (76.6%) and neurotic (70%) personality. There were very few introverts (3.3%) and none of them had mentally well balanced personality. Clinical and research implications of the study are discussed.
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© 2015 I G Hegde, P Sridhara, H Anand
Received: September 22, 2015; Revision Received: October 10, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015