Prevalence of type d personality in Turkish patients with fibromyalgia syndrome
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CitationGarip, Y., Güler, T., Bozkurt Tuncer, Ö. ve Önen, S. (2017). Prevalence of type d personality in Turkish patients with fibromyalgia syndrome. Annual European Congress of Rheumatology içinde (1381-1382. ss.). Madrid, Spain, June 14-17, 2017. https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-eular.1547
Background: Type D personality is a distressed personality type involvingtwo personality traits, namely negative affectivity and social inhibition, whichare described as tendency to experience negative emotions and to inhibitself-expression in social relationships, respectively (1).Objectives: The present study investigated the prevalence of type D personalityin Turkish patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and evaluated the association betweentype D personality and clinical parameters of FM. Although there is adequatenumber of studies focusing on the relation between FM and psychologicalconditions such as depression and anxiety; this topic has been rarely addressedin the literature.