IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Hariharan V, Kumar KB
Depression literally means the state of being pushed down. It is commonly used to refer to emotional states of sadness, despair, numbness, emptiness, hopelessness and feelings of blue. Mood is a pervasive and sustained feeling that is experienced internally which influences the person’s behavior and his/her perception of the world. In such condition it is proven that the impact of illness on the personality variables. Very few studies were presented based on Clinical Analysis Questionnaire (CAQ). Current study seeks to establish the profile of depressive individuals on personality questionnaire. We assessed (n=43) depressive patients and (n=45) control group using CAQ. It was found that the patients with depressing are tend to score high in clinical scales like schizophrenia index (Sc) and show negative correlation on personality variable like Dominance (E), and Impulsivity (F).