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Ramak N, Talebzadeh nobarian M, Shamsaei M M, Homayoni A. Comparative study of the family emotional quality, alexithymia, temperament, and character of the girls attempting suicide with normal girls. FPCEJ. 2017; 2 (2) :47-66
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1- Graduate Student of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Bandar Gaz, Bandar Gaz, Iran. , nahidramak@yahoo. com
2- Faculty Member of the University of Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University
3- Department of Psychology, Bandar Gaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Gaz, Iran
4- Assistant Professor of Psychology, Bandar Gaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Gaz, Iran
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This study was conducted to comparison of  the family emotional quality, alexithymia, temperament and character of the girls attempting suicide with normal girls. The method of the study was causal-comparative. 70 girls consisted of attempted suicide and normal girls (35 girl attempted suicide and 35 normal girls)were selected as a sample of study by purposive sampling method. The sample member were residing in Gorgan and In the fall of 2016 were reffered to the emergency part of the hospitals of this city. The data were gathered by applying questionnaires of Cloninger's Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI), Joe Byrne family's emotional and Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS) and were analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance coefficient (MANOVA). The results of multivariate analysis of variance on subtracted scores of subscales of temperament and character, alexithymia and social-emotional atmosphere in girls attempted suicide and normal individuals showed that all Manova tests (Pilaei effect F=0.721,  lambda Wilkes F=0.279, Hotelling effect F=2.586, root largest error F=2.586) are significant at (P<0.001), the findings indicated that  in two groups of girls attempted suicide and normal girls, there are significant differences among some of the components of emotional family quality(shared experience and encouraging) some of the variables of alexithymia (difficulty in identifying feelings and difficulty in describing feelings) and some of the components of temperament and character (reward dependence, persistence, self-guiding, self-transcendence and cooperation) at (P<0.001).  Generally, According to the study results, can be said that attempting to suicide that beggin with a trigger factor, occurs in a ground of a series of family, personality and temperament factors, therefore, monitoring it should be done holistically. 

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