Korean J Psychosom Med.  2020 Jun;28(1):1-7. 10.22722/KJPM.2020.28.1.1.

Comparison of Clinical Characteristics among Anxiety Disorder, Depressive Disorder, and Co-morbid of Anxiety Disorder and Depressive Disorder with MMPI-2-RF

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Psychiatry, Hanyang University Guri Hospital, Guri, Korea
  • 2Department of Psychiatry, Hanyang Medical Center and College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Abstract


Objectives
:The purpose of this study was to explore comparison of clinical characteristics among Anxiety disorder, Depressive disorder, and Co-morbid of Anxiety disorder and Depressive disorder.
Methods
:Since January, 2017 to May, 2019, patients were recruited from the department of psychiatry of Hanyang University Guri Hospital. Participants were diagnosed Anxiety disorder, Depressive disorder, and Co-morbid of Anxiety disorder and Depressive disorder using DSM-5 criteria by board certified psychiatrists or clinical psychologists. And each of participants tested with MMPI-2 and clinical psychologists were converted MMPI-2 to MMPI-2-RF. The data were analyzed using SPSS 18.0.
Results
:The results indicated EID, RC2, HLP, SAV, and INTR-r were the highest in Co-morbid of Anxiety disorder and Depressive disorder group. And BXD, RC4, JCP, and AGGR-r were the highest in Depressive disorder group.
Conclusions
:The results indicated that Co-morbid of Anxiety disorder and Depressive disorder group were more severe internalizing dysfunction like lower positive emotion, helplessness, social avoidance and discomfort than single-diagnosed group. Single Depressive disorder group were more serious externalizing dysfunction like anger and aggression than single Anxiety disorder and Co-morbid of Anxiety disorder and Depressive disorder. The implications and limitations were discussed.

Keyword

Anxiety disorder; Depressive disorder; Co-morbid; MMPI-2-RF
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