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| Published: September 25, 2016

The Personality Profile of Normal and Psychopaths of Hills and Plains: A Clinical Analysis

Rupali Chandola

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

DIP: 18.01.092/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.092

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Background: In order to present a model of normal personality first endeavor is to make the literal meaning of normal. Normal literally means according to the norms. An average is represented by this norm and it is dependent on a certain time and culture according to its definition. Renewed attention has recently been focused on the relationship between normal and abnormal personality functioning and distinctions between adaptive and pathological personality. In this study we have considered “mood disorder, Schizophrenia and conversion disorder as psychopaths.” Therefore the study was conducted to know the difference between personality profile of normal and psychopaths of hill and plains. Methods: Study examined personality traits of 320 participants selected between 20-25   and 40-45 age groups purposively. The study was conducted on 80 normal, 80 bipolar mood disorders 80 schizophrenic and 80 conversion disorder patients. GHQ negative (score less than 3) subjects from the community formed the normal group for the study and psychopaths taken from Susheela Tiwari Forest Medical collage       Haldwani, Uttrakhand, India. Bareilly mental hospital, Bareilly, India. Agra mental hospital, Agra, India, Nirwan Neuropsychiatric hospital, Lucknow, Uttarpradesh India. Sentence completion test (SCT) was administered on all the included subjects. Result: Significant difference found of mental conditions among 20-25 and 40-45 year male who belonging from hill area. Conclusion: Psychopathic female belonging from plain areas were very low ‘social’, ‘ambitious’ and ‘confident’ in comparison to Hill’s female.

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Rupali Chandola @ psychologist.rupalichandola@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.092/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.092

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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