Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2016

Personality Difference between Psychotics & Neurotics: A Clinical Analysis

Rupali Chandola

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Kumaun University Campus, Almora, Uttrakhand, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.184/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.184


Background: The terms neurotic and psychotic are both used to describe conditions or illnesses that affect mental health. Serious mental illness is associated with increased risk of behavior problems. Therefore, study carried out to investigate the personality traits of psychotics and neurotics. Methods: Study examined personality dimension of 88 subjects select between two age group 20-25 and 40-45 purposively. The study was conducted on 44 indoor psychotics (20 male & 24 female) and 44 outdoor neurotics (18 male & 26 female). Study was conducted in Bareilly mental hospital, Bareilly India. Dimension Personality Inventory (DPI) was administered on all the included subjects. Result: Neurotics are more enthusiastic in comparison to psychotic participants on the dimension of personality inventory. Conclusion: psychotic female found to be more emotionally instable in comparison to neurotic female.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016