Temperament traits and remission of depression: A naturalistic six-month longitudinal study.

Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, CTS-549 Research Group, Institute of Neurosciences, Universidad de Granada, Av. Investigación 11 - Torre A, Planta 9, E-18071 Granada, Spain. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The aim of this naturalistic longitudinal study was to add evidence regarding the potential of Cloninger's temperament traits (novelty seeking, harm avoidance, reward dependence and persistence) for predicting the effect of pharmacological treatment on the rates of therapeutic response and remission.

Keywords

Depression,Outcome,Pharmacological treatment,Remission,Response,Temperament,Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire,