The aim of our inquiry was to value, through a longitudinal implant with a follow up after ten years if a deficit like asthma could take part in a personality adaptations as a far as to develop a personality disorder. there are two phases of the research. During the first phase were administer to a goup of 58 asthmatic persons and to an equivalent control group: Questionario Scala d'ansia per l'età evolutiva, the childrens depressions scale, the self perception profile for children, the questionnaire of fear and phobia, the family relations test. In the second phase of our inquiry were adiminstered to a group of 39 subject of the original cohort the personality questionary of structured interview for DSM axis II and defense mechanisms inventory. The results confirm among the asthmathics persons in follow up an high frequency of personality disorders and presence of disadactive defensive profiles. However the data give proof of a combined effect among asthma, deep anxiety levels, excessive weight to socials performances, bad management of aggressiveness to take a part in the codetermination of a personality disorder.
|Numero di pagine||9|
|Rivista||Rivista di Psichiatria|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2004|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Psychiatry and Mental health