Personality pattern and quality of life among neurotic patients: A comparative study

Anjana Bhattacharjee, Nabarupa Bhattacharya, Rebeka Debbarma

Abstract


The present study attempted to compare neurotic patients and normal (non-neurotic) individuals with respect to
their personality pattern and quality of life. For the said purpose a group of 50 neurotic patients were purposively
selected from the OPD of Psychiatric department of Tripura Medical College, Hapania. Another matched group of
normal persons was also purposively selected from West District. Data were collected by using NEO-Five Factor
Personality Inventory developed Paul and McCrae (2008) and Quality of Life Scale-WHOQOL-BREF (1991).
Data analysis revealed significant difference between neurotic and normal individuals with respect to their
personality pattern and quality of life. However, insignificant difference was observed between them with respect to
openness to experience dimension of their personality.

Keywords


personality, quality of life, neuroticism, patients, normal individuals

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp.v9i01.11759

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