of the patient was also not contributory.
Our hypothesis generally aimed to compare premorbid PDs in schizophrenic patients either with or without substance use disorder (SUD) and examine the effect of premorbid personality
types on clinical outcomes.
Solano and De Chavez (2000) found that 85% of the schizophrenia patients they studied had a premorbid personality
disorder and similar results were obtained by Cuesta, Peralta, and Zarzuela (2001).
In his debut formation and development the drug addiction manifests itself in the syndromal level and is largely determined by premorbid personality
characteristics of the patient.
The discussion refers to social support at different levels and stages of treatment, pain management in the burn unit and the neglect and importance of a successful protocol, the location of the burn injury and premorbid personality
and social functioning.
The posttraumatic psychiatric sequelae of TBI vary with the severity and location of the initial injury, the phase of recovery, the premorbid personality
of the child, and the psychosocial environment.
In the second study, investigators used data collected from the Swedish Twin Registry, a prospective study of over 19,000 patients, to examine premorbid personality
factors and stress as predictors of a range of chronic fatigue disorders.
A premorbid personality
in PD patients has been described in several studies (Paulson and Dadmehr 1991; Todes and Lees 1985).
of depressive, bipolar, and schizophrenic patients with special references to suicidal issues.
It was concluded that the anxiety and stress of ongoing hemodialysis overrides premorbid personality
traits, making prediction of compliance unpredictable.
Angst and Clayton (1986) reported similar results with regard to premorbid personality
traits among bipolar subjects.