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A Comparative Review of Personality Traits and Depression in Diabetic and Kidney Patients in Shadegan City

Majid Naeimavi, GholamHossein Maktabi, Khalil Tofanizadeh, Hamdan Rahimi


The current study intends to evaluate and compare the personality traits and depression in the diabetic and kidney patients in Shadegan city. The tools used in this research include Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). The sampling method was a simple random one which was carried out on the study population including 50 diabetic and 50 kidney patients in Shadegan city who responded to the two relevant questionnaires. In addition, to analyze the data, T-test for the independent group was used. The results showed that there is a significant difference between personality traits and depression in diabetic and kidney patients. It was observed that the prevalence of personality traits and depression in diabetic patients was less than that of kidney patients.


Personality Traits; Depression; Diabetic Patients; Kidney Patients

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